Category Archives: ethnography

Confidentiality Series

Confidentiality Series Recap Basics of Confidentiality When To Break Confidentiality: Breaking Confidentiality w. Fellow Staff Breaking Confidentiality with Your Spouse Breaking Confidentiality with Parents

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Take a Hike!

south_valley_color5_2007 – South Valley Trails One of the big pluses of Denver is the number of multi-use trails in the area.  Many are located in the cities of the metropolitan area, others are located in open space parks in the … Continue reading

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Blogger Ethnography Results (Part 4) Implications for Ministry

Implications for Ministry: Those looking to blog to youth ministers would benefit from these following tips: Readers expect short blogs, these normally range from 500-700 words. The norm for blogging is 2-5 times per week.   Spamming on twitter or facebook … Continue reading

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Blogger Ethnography Results (Part 3) BAD Habits

  While there were many good things blog writers and readers said they liked blogging about, it appears that everyone agreed on bad blogging habits. Ripping off someones material.  (Hat Tip or not) Taking peoples ideas wholesale without linking back … Continue reading

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Blogger Ethnography Results (Part 2) Good Habits

The survey demonstrated that readers and writers agreed that Tuesdays and Thursdays were the best days to blog. Almost all blog writers reported not blogging any during the weekends due to the lack of the pageviews. Best Blog Habits: Consistency, … Continue reading

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Blogger Ethnography Results (Part 1) Intro

Last month I ran a survey about blog habits of youth workers who read and/or write blogs, over the course of the next week I’m going to share some of the results of my study: Blogger information: There seemed to … Continue reading

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Christianity, Usama and the Rob Bell Controversy

Greetings! As many of you know I’ve been doing research on youth ministry blogging.  Part of my hypothesis is that one could attract someone with a really snappy title based on some controversy and drive pageviews up on their website. … Continue reading

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Preliminary Results from YMin Blog Reader Survey

Here are the top five blogs based on the responses gained from my short survey.  These were complied by people who reported being regular readers of blogs.  More than Dodgeball  by Josh Griffin Doug Fields  and Adam McLane Life in … Continue reading

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