2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

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Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,300 times in 2010. That’s about 8 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 21 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 66 posts. There were 15 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3mb. That’s about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was December 1st with 41 views. The most popular post that day was Do Students Really Prefer Print Textbooks?.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were mritter.net, bigextracash.com, twitter.com, facebook.com, and en.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for typing, newspaper icon, laptop, newspaper, and student laptop.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Do Students Really Prefer Print Textbooks? December 2010
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Does the Internet Make Students Better Writers? June 2009


Replacing the Lecture: Experimenting with the Hybrid Course model October 2010


Murdoch’s proposed Google ban is a threat to academics too. November 2009


Yoono sidebar versus Flock – does one need a social browser? June 2009
3 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

About Michael Ritter PhD
Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, science textbook author, educational technology blogger, podcaster, and freelance media consultant.

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