Some blog followers may be interested in a recent discussion-list post of the above title [Hake (2009a)]. The abstract reads:
ABSTRACT: I list some of the advantages of email discussion lists as given in posts titled "The value of email discussion lists" by Gerald Grow (2009) of the JOURNET list and Dave Dillard (2009a,b) of the NET-GOLD list. In addition, I enumerate some strengths of Academic Discussion Lists as given in "Over Two-Hundred Education & Science Blogs" by Hake (2009b) of the PhysLrnR list.
To access the complete 9 kB post, please click on http://tinyurl.com/yawxua9 .
REFERENCES [Tiny URL's courtesy http://tinyurl.com/create.php .]
Hake, R.R. 2009a. “Re: The value of email discussion lists,” online on the OPEN! AERA-L archives at http://tinyurl.com/yawxua9 . Post of 23 Nov 2009 12:07:47-0800 to AERA-L, JOURNET, & Net-Gold.
Hake, R.R. 2009b. "Over Two-Hundred Education & Science Blogs," 30March; online at http://www.physics.indiana.edu/~hake/Over200EdSciBlogsU.pdf (2.6 MB). The abstract is online with a provision for comments at http://hakesedstuff.blogspot.com/search/label/Blogged . Please ignore the 67 SPAM "comments" (as of 19 Dec 2009) - a disadvantage of the Blogosphere.