RSS and Education: The Current Hype

Eric Baumgartner discusses the Harrsch article and reflects on how he sees weblogs and rss being used in education.

The cool thing about being a maven is that, once you've established your rep and your readership, your readers start sending you content. This is the tipping point for weblogs: the content flow has reached a point where it becomes (relatively speaking) self-sustaining. Look at Barry's humor log. Most of his links are sent to him by his readers. [Designing Learning Technology ]