The use of weblogs for students on an international placement

The aim of this article is to provide<br>readers with a snapshot look at the world<br>of weblogs and how they can be utilized<br>to support student nurses in preregistration<br>education while on an international<br>clinical placement.<br>A blog is shorthand for a frequently<br>updated weblog and is an online, chronological<br>collection of personal commentary<br>and links called posts. Blogs are<br>useful educational tools because they facilitate<br>social interaction in teaching and<br>learning and enable learners to collaboratively<br>develop their knowledge through<br>reflection, analysis, and feedback from<br>others.