About seventeen years ago, my then Head teacher issued an audit of ICT use within the school. At that time the History department recorded an ICT usage of 0%.
Admittedly, this was in the days before data projectors and the internet had only recently slipped out of the hands of the CIA, but even so, this was quite an embarrassing statistic.
I think it is fair to argue that nowadays History departments are often at the forefront of ICT usage. However, to those who are still hesitant or unsure about the educational value of blogs I offer the following observations.