Blogs are a really good way to supplement classroom learning. They're also updated more regular than textbooks. Below are a few useful and/or informative film-related blogs. Seeing as the school now has 5D's for use (provided you've attended a school-sponsored workshop to qualify to use one), a good chunk of are DSLR-focused blogs.
Vimeo Video School is a special sub-section of Vimeo that covers the basics of shooting video, from the rule of thirds, to lighting, lensing, and beyond. There is also a section on DSLR basics that covers crop factors, low light shooting, and a host of other considerations for DSLR shooting.
Lights Film School The site itself is an online film school, but there's some good info and inspiration to be found in the blog.
Designing Sound A good site for keeping up with news, and learning techniques and history behind audio in film through interviews.
Shoot.Edit.Learn Pretty self-explanatory. This blog is kept by a couple of the organizers of the annual Masters in Motion educational and networking event.
Phillip Bloom Bloom is a working British documentarian, DP, and editor with a background in news. He's also a a tech and gear junkie and regularly posts news and reviews, as well as amazing timelapses. There's a lot to be learned from his posts.
Vincent Laforet In addition to being a director, Laforet is also a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist. His 2009 short Reverie, which he shot using only ambient light on the Canon 5DMkII is credited with helping to set off the HDDSLR filmmaking revolution.
Shane Hurlbut, ASC Hurlbut is best known as the cinematographer behind The Rat Pack. Hurlburt's blog contains useful information on topic ranging from lighting and gear, to post production.
Down & Dirty DV Supplementary blog to the "Shut Up and Shoot" books on documentary and freelance work by Anthony Q. Artis.
It's a First AD Thing is a Tumblr kept by a working First Assistant Director. Some of it is the day-to-day minutiae of the projects she's currently working on, but the posts also feature practical advice and questions from readers.
B&H Insights Blog
NoFilmSchool Koo, the author of this blog is an (in)dependent filmmaker who didn't go to film school, and writes primarily for the same audience. His site also includes guides on workstations, workflows, and DSLR cinematography. If you edit using Premiere and After Efects more than Final Cut, NFS may be particularly helpful to you.
Planet5D Despite the "5D" in the name, this blog covers other cameras, though mainly Canon and Nikon. Its main focus us DSLR shooting, and the site includes both a blog and forum.
DSLR Film Noob DeeJay, the owner and author of the blog bills it as "The Noobs Guide to DSLR filming and Camera Equipment". Despite that it's also useful for the more advanced-filmmaker looking for cheaper or DIY alternatives to big-budget gear and techniques.
Avid Forums The community forum for users of Avid post-production products (because we don't all use Final Cut or Adobe).Filmmaker IQ Home to a blog, articles, and an expanding forum.Prolost An all-around filmmaking blog.CheesyCam Useful for coming up with DIY gear and lighting solutions.OliviaTech A lot of Olivia's gear reviews here are cross-posted at CheesyCam, but there is enough exclusive content at Olivia's blog to keep it bookmarked.
The C47 Jem Schofield is an Apple Mentor Trainer with a lot of experience doing corporate video production. The C47 is production and post-focused blog.
The Black and Blue is especially useful to aspiring camera assistants and DPs, as it is maintained by Evan Luzi, a working AC. More lists of resources he deems useful can be found here and here.
Additional information can be gleaned by reading through and participating in forums, a few of which are listed below: