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2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Computing Education Research Blog’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 180,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 3 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe!

In 2012, there were 327 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,226 posts. There were 51 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 14 MB. That's about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was April 13th with 1,333 views. The most popular post that day was University of Florida to dismantle CISE department.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Computing Education Research Blog in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2012 were:

  1. twitter.com
  2. facebook.com
  3. Google Reader
  4. reddit.com
  5. cacm.acm.org

Some visitors came searching, mostly for scratch for ipad, mark guzdial blog, guzdial blog, what is computer education, and bret victor.

Where did they come from?

That's 180 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & Canada were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was MOOCs are a fundamental misperception of how teaching works

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

See you in 2013

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