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King Saud University
Preparatory Year Deanship
Intensive English Programme

‫قسم مهارات اللغة الجنجليزية‬

Title of powerp...
BLOGGING
Kassim MASTAN
RESOURCES COORDINATOR
Learning outcomes
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By the end of this session you will have:
An understanding of the benefits of using
blogging wi...
What is a blog?
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A blog is a website in which items are
posted on a regular basis and displayed.
The term blog is a shor...
What is a blogger?


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A person who posts these entries is called
a “blogger”
Blogs use a conversational style of
docume...
Benefits of Blogs
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How might you use blogs to benefit your
students?
Providing extra reading practice for ...
Examples of
Blogs
http://writingaclass2011.blogspot.com/
http://burcuakyol.com/
http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/
What is WordPress?




WordPress was created as a blogging
software.
WordPress allows you to create Posts.
Posts are the...
Creating a WordPress blog
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Today we will learn how to create a basic
blogsite:
The Registration Process
Site Admi...
The Registration Process
Wordpress.com
The Registration Process
Register a username and email address
The Registration Process
Activating your account
The Registration Process
Username and email confirmation
The Registration Process
Your website
Site Administration
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Accessing through URL
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username.wordpress.com/wp-admin
Site Administration
Administration Homepage
Site Administration
Options
Customizing Your Site
Presentation Tab
Customizing Your Site
Color Header
Customizing Your Site
Custom Image Header
Customizing Your Site
Adding Links
Customizing Your Site
Other Options

Quotes

Links

RSS Feeds

Calendar

Book List
What blogging activities can
you think of to use with your
EFL learners?
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Weekly Quiz based on classroom
learning.

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A...
Conclusion
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Blogging provides a great forum for
communicating with your students.
Blogging can be used as a tool t...
THE END
Adapted from:
http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Semantics
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/blogging-e...
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  1. 1. King Saud University Preparatory Year Deanship Intensive English Programme ‫قسم مهارات اللغة الجنجليزية‬ Title of powerpoint
  2. 2. BLOGGING Kassim MASTAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR
  3. 3. Learning outcomes    By the end of this session you will have: An understanding of the benefits of using blogging with EFL learners. An understanding of how to create a basic blog site.
  4. 4. What is a blog?  A blog is a website in which items are posted on a regular basis and displayed. The term blog is a shortened form of the word web-log.
  5. 5. What is a blogger?   A person who posts these entries is called a “blogger” Blogs use a conversational style of documentation.
  6. 6. Benefits of Blogs        How might you use blogs to benefit your students? Providing extra reading practice for students. To guide students to online resources appropriate for their level. To increase the sense of community in a class. To encourage shy students to participate. To encourage a process-writing approach. As an online portfolio of student written work.
  7. 7. Examples of Blogs http://writingaclass2011.blogspot.com/ http://burcuakyol.com/ http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/
  8. 8. What is WordPress?   WordPress was created as a blogging software. WordPress allows you to create Posts. Posts are the principal element (or content) of a blog. The posts are writings, compositions and discussions. Without posts, there is no blog!
  9. 9. Creating a WordPress blog     Today we will learn how to create a basic blogsite: The Registration Process Site Administration Customizing your website
  10. 10. The Registration Process Wordpress.com
  11. 11. The Registration Process Register a username and email address
  12. 12. The Registration Process Activating your account
  13. 13. The Registration Process Username and email confirmation
  14. 14. The Registration Process Your website
  15. 15. Site Administration  Accessing through URL  username.wordpress.com/wp-admin
  16. 16. Site Administration Administration Homepage
  17. 17. Site Administration Options
  18. 18. Customizing Your Site Presentation Tab
  19. 19. Customizing Your Site Color Header
  20. 20. Customizing Your Site Custom Image Header
  21. 21. Customizing Your Site Adding Links
  22. 22. Customizing Your Site Other Options Quotes Links RSS Feeds Calendar Book List
  23. 23. What blogging activities can you think of to use with your EFL learners?  Weekly Quiz based on classroom learning.  A review of level specific online resources  Writing entries for homework
  24. 24. Conclusion    Blogging provides a great forum for communicating with your students. Blogging can be used as a tool to set homework activities. Blogging creates a great way of enhancing students’ writing skills by allowing students to draft and redraft their contributions under teacher guidance.
  25. 25. THE END Adapted from: http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Semantics http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/blogging-elt
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