In the Blog of Proximal Development Konrad Glogowski discusses blogging and how it influences his courses. He speaks about the way his students internalize their writing in this post. His description shows the power of publishing in a public forum.
I’m experiment with this. My web design class will be presenting their final project to a group that will include a faculty, a professional interactive media designer, and the president of our web hosting company (who’s going to be video conferencing with us from New Hampshire). This is just a start, but audiences are important to students taking their work and technology makes it easier for them to have audiences.