This paper reports on a study of the use of blogs to support a Management Information Systems Strategy class requiring higher level thinking skills. Comparison of the use of private vs. public blogs showed that public sites were more effective in providing students with the skills to assess the potential of emerging technologies and to integrate blogs into their daily activities.
Maria Malu H. Roldan and A. Shirani. "Comparing the Effectiveness of Public vs. Private Blogging in a Management Information Systems Strategy Course" Issues in Information Systems (2009): 77-86.