1. King Saud University
Preparatory Year Deanship
Intensive English Programme
قسم مهارات اللغة الجنجليزية
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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
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
5. What is a blogger?
A person who posts these entries is called
Blogs use a conversational style of
6. Benefits of Blogs
How might you use blogs to benefit your
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. Examples of
8. What is WordPress?
WordPress was created as a blogging
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. Creating a WordPress blog
Today we will learn how to create a basic
The Registration Process
Customizing your website
10. The Registration Process
11. The Registration Process
Register a username and email address
12. The Registration Process
Activating your account
13. The Registration Process
Username and email confirmation
14. The Registration Process
15. Site Administration
Accessing through URL
16. Site Administration
17. Site Administration
18. Customizing Your Site
19. Customizing Your Site
20. Customizing Your Site
Custom Image Header
21. Customizing Your Site
22. Customizing Your Site
23. What blogging activities can
you think of to use with your
Weekly Quiz based on classroom
A review of level specific online resources
Writing entries for homework
Blogging provides a great forum for
communicating with your students.
Blogging can be used as a tool to set
Blogging creates a great way of
enhancing students’ writing skills by
allowing students to draft and redraft their
contributions under teacher guidance.
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