Introducing Blogs in Food Writing
Keywords:Blogging, Food Writing, Perceptions, participation, motivational
With the recent advancement of technology, classes are shifting from the traditional teaching to interactive teaching and learning environment. One of the popular way teachers opt for is by blogging. Blog enables students and teachers to post and share their ideas, comments and thoughts. In this research, blogging is introduced to a group of UiTM Culinary degree students in their Food Writing class with the aim to investigate their perceptions towards blogging and how their perceptions are associated with their engagement in blogging. Students from the culinary program use blog to write their food review and food critique in their food writing class. Drawing data from gathered interviews and questionnaires, the research reveals the success of blogging depends on the participation and motivational aspects from the students, social networks and teachers are the main contributing factors to provide continuous blogging.
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