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Using The Course Website   Eng 101

Using The Course Website Eng 101






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    • Using the course website
    • Creating a Profile
      Go to www.wordpress.com
      Click on “Sign up now”
    • Choose a username
      Choose something you will remember easily!
      2. Choose a password
      Again – make sure it is something you will remember
      Confirm your password by typing it exactly the same way
      3. Enter a RELIABLE email address
      See me if you need an email address
      4. Check this box
      5. Check the box for “Just a username”
    • Check your email. You will receive an email from Wordpress.com to activate your account.
      Click on the provided link.
      You will be taken to this page. Choose the option to Login.
    • Send your username to Nicole via email at mcclure.nicole@gmail.com
      You will be added to the blog as a contributor.
      Once you receive confirmation from Nicole, you may login to the course site to create your profile.
      Note: If you are simply reading the blog or checking the site for announcements, you will NOT to need to log in – only if you are adding to the site.
    • Creating your Wordpress Profile
      Login to your Wordpress account. You will be taken to your Dashboard.
      Select the Profile option on the left hand side.
    • Scroll down to the Name and Contact info.
      Complete the form as directed.
      Choose a nickname . This is the name that will appear on your comments and posts.
      Fill in any other info that you would like.
      Scroll down and select “Update Profile”
      You may also upload a profile photo of you in the Gravatar option.
    • Adding your introduction
      Write a two-three paragraph introduction about yourself. Tell us why you are taking the class, if you have any hobbies, what you do for a living, etc. You are not required to reveal any personal information – just tell us a few interesting things about yourself. Check out Nicole’s introduction for an example.
    • Because of authorization issues, you will not be able to post your introduction directly to the blog.
      Instead, email your introduction to Nicole at mcclure.nicole@gmail.com. You can either include this in the body of the email or attach a separate word document.
      Also, include one or two photos of yourself that you would like to include with your post.
      This should all be emailed to me by Tuesday, February 2 at 12 pm