International Journal of Advances in Computer Science and Its Applications
Author(s) : ANACOSTIA KOWANDA , ICHWAN SUYUDI, FARIDA , TRINI SAPTARIANI
The utilization of webblog will provide more time and learning materials for students in the teaching and learning process. However, its success depends much on the students’ indepedency and self-disciplines to study and write outside of the classroom. The objects of this research are 69 students of Informatics Engineering and Psychology Study Programs. The result reveals that students of Psychology is more active in using community blog than students of Informatic Engineering. The students of Informatic Engineering prefer using individual blog rather than community blog. The number of writings, web pages in the individual blog, and external backlinks constitute significant predictors in the differences of blogging activities between the students from both Study Programs.