Learning in a digital age/LiDA101/PLE/Setting up your course blog
You can use any blog platform which has the capabilities to tag or label posts. Currently, we support Wordpress or Blogger. (We may not be able to harvest posts for the course feed using blogging platforms which do not support categories, tags or labels.) If you would like to use your existing blog, we will harvest posts which are tagged or labelled using the course code:"LiDA101". However, you may prefer to set up a new dedicated course blog.
The first learning challenge for this course will take you through the steps to set up your blog.
Overview of the steps to set up your blog
|Create a blog account|
|Configure your blog||Customise preferences (including settings for comments) and personalise the layout of your blog:|
|Post your first blog entry and "declare" yourself||Learners are invited to compete the learning outcome actions for the: Declare yourself learning challenge.|
|Register your blog url||Remember to register your blog url on the course site by clicking on the user icon () in the site menu and filling out the url for your course blog. Tips: