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What is a Blog?
A blog (a blend of the term web log) is a type of website or part of a website supposed to be updated with new content from time to time. Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. Visit TheEdublogger.
blog1. a Web site containing the writer's or group of writers' own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other Web sites.verb (used without object)2. to maintain or add new entries to a blog.
What is a Podcast?
A podcast, simply put, is an audio file posted to a website which can be delivered to listeners through a online subscription such as an RSS feed. RSS feeds alert subscribers when new files have been posted to a website, blog, podcast or vodcast. Everything you need to know about Blogging can be found on Carolyn Wood's Learning Podcasting website.
a digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a Web site to a media player or computer: Download or subscribeto daily, one-hour podcasts of our radio show.
What is a Vodcast?
Video podcast (sometimes shortened to vodcast) is a term used for the online delivery of video on demand video clip content via Atom or RSS enclosures. The term is used to distinguish between podcasts which most commonly contain audio files and those referring to the distribution of video where the RSS feed is used to which consumers can subscribe using a PC, TV or mobile multimedia device.
What is a Wiki?
A Wiki is a website that allows the creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor. Wikis are typically powered by wiki software used collaboratively by multiple users. Examples include community websites, corporate intranets, knowledge management systems, and note services. Many educators, students, and people in the business world have found Wikis to be invaluable. Checkout Getting Tricky with Wikis website.
wik·i1. A Web site that allows anyone to add, delete, or revise content by using a web browser.2. Also called wiki engine, wiki application. the software used to create a wiki.