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Task 2 - Comparing Different Bloghost

 

 

 

Task 3 - Starting a Blog

 

  1. Read our Tips to Create a Blogger Account
  2. Check the tour at Blogger
  3. Create a Blogger account at http://www.blogger.com/start
  4. Define the purpose of your blog (Is it a personal journal? Is it for professional development issues? Is it a class blog? Is it a family blog? Is it a travel log?)
  5. Define the target audience
  6. Choose a Title (It will be the header of your blog)
  7. Include your Blog URL in the folder labelled Participants'Blogs in our Yahoogroups Links Area.

 

Office Hours - Synchronous Interaction

 

 

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Week 2: Jan.21 -27

Understanding and Starting a Blog

 

Week 2: Understanding and Starting a Blog

 

 

During this week, participants will:

  • get to understand blog jargon
  • open an account at Blogger or Wordpress
  • choose a theme for their blog
  • edit their blog profile
  • post their first entry to their own (or the group) blog
  • add a comment in the group blog defining the purpose of their edublogs and the target audience
  • understand the basics of tagging and will tag their first post
  • edit and format their entries
  • add images and links to their blog entries
  • enter their blogs in a database of participants' blogs

 

Extension: Blogging for ELT - comparing and contrasting Blogger and Wordpress - building up a comparative chart

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

Task 1 - Learning about  Blogging Jargon

 
Wednesday, January 23
18:00 to 20:00 GMT
Yahoo Messenger (YM) Office Hours to clarify any doubts on week 2 tasks. Yahoo Contact ID: nagora

 

Wednesday, January 24
18:00 to 20:00 GMT
Yahoo Messenger (YM) Office Hours to clarify any doubts on week 2 tasks. Yahoo Contact ID: erikacruvinel

 

 

Blogs of the Week

 

Ewan McIntosh's blog

 

Carla Arena and Dennis Oliver's blog

 

 

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