Are You Clueless?: Using Social Media in the Classroom Instructional Delivery Committee College of Mount St. Joseph
Are You Clueless? <ul><li>Blogging in the classroom - WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bodle, R. (2011).  Social learning w...
Blogging in the classroom <ul><li>What ? </li></ul><ul><li>Why ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With examples  </li></ul></ul><ul><...
What ? Web + log = blog  <ul><li>Form of self publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Individual and collective </li></ul><ul><li>Mul...
Why ?  <ul><li>visibly engaging platform </li></ul><ul><li>expressive forms of communication  </li></ul><ul><li>participat...
Examples:  Combine critical reflection with visual texts Visual communication  (click through link)   New Media and Societ...
How ?: getting a blog  <ul><li>Go to the website http://wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the orange button “Sign u...
 
How ? (part 2)  <ul><li>Choose blog domain name  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g.,really coolclass .wordpress.com </li></ul></ul...
How ? (part 2)  <ul><li>Choose a blog domain name </li></ul>
<ul><li>Go to email address to activate blog </li></ul>
How ? (part 2 cont.) <ul><li>Go to worpress.com  </li></ul><ul><li>Sign in (with user name and password) </li></ul><ul><li...
Ta da!
How ? (part 3) create content <ul><li>Add a new post (you can also edit first post) </li></ul>
How ? (part 4) invite students <ul><li>Go to dashboard </li></ul>
How ? (part 4) invite students <ul><li>User>Invites  </li></ul>
How ? (part 4 cont) <ul><li>Invite all your students! </li></ul><ul><li>Select “add user as contributor” (later change rol...
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  1. 1. Are You Clueless?: Using Social Media in the Classroom Instructional Delivery Committee College of Mount St. Joseph
  2. 2. Are You Clueless? <ul><li>Blogging in the classroom - WordPress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bodle, R. (2011). Social learning with social media. In C. Wankel (Ed.) Teaching Arts and Science with the New Social Media . Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Group. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Blogging in the classroom <ul><li>What ? </li></ul><ul><li>Why ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With examples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How ? </li></ul>
  4. 4. What ? Web + log = blog <ul><li>Form of self publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Individual and collective </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia (text, video, image, link) </li></ul><ul><li>Post in reverse chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>A shared venue for collaborative learning </li></ul><ul><li>An open learning management system </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why ? <ul><li>visibly engaging platform </li></ul><ul><li>expressive forms of communication </li></ul><ul><li>participation and social interaction </li></ul><ul><li>community building </li></ul><ul><li>social learning </li></ul>
  6. 6. Examples: Combine critical reflection with visual texts Visual communication (click through link) New Media and Society (click through link)
  7. 7. How ?: getting a blog <ul><li>Go to the website http://wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the orange button “Sign up now” </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out form (user name, password, email address) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check box “Legal Flotsam” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check box “Gimme a blog!” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Click “Next” </li></ul>
  8. 9. How ? (part 2) <ul><li>Choose blog domain name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g.,really coolclass .wordpress.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Choose blog title </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., reallycoolclass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Click “Sign Up” </li></ul>
  9. 10. How ? (part 2) <ul><li>Choose a blog domain name </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Go to email address to activate blog </li></ul>
  11. 12. How ? (part 2 cont.) <ul><li>Go to worpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Sign in (with user name and password) </li></ul><ul><li>You'll see this drop down menu – click “my blog” </li></ul>
  12. 13. Ta da!
  13. 14. How ? (part 3) create content <ul><li>Add a new post (you can also edit first post) </li></ul>
  14. 15. How ? (part 4) invite students <ul><li>Go to dashboard </li></ul>
  15. 16. How ? (part 4) invite students <ul><li>User>Invites </li></ul>
  16. 17. How ? (part 4 cont) <ul><li>Invite all your students! </li></ul><ul><li>Select “add user as contributor” (later change role to editor) </li></ul>

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