WordPress

DESCRIPTION
WordPress is a web-publishing tool that allows you and your students to create blogs, personal websites, and research archives. Although WordPress offers premium options, its free tools are robust and allow for extensive personalization.

DEFINITIONS
Blog: a continuously-updated website that features dated posts from one or multiple authors
Research Archive: a permanent website designed to house student or faculty research, often featuring the extensive integration of digital media to complement traditional academic writing

FREE RESOURCE
WordPress Walk-Through: a step-by-step guide for creating your own WordPress page

ASSIGNMENTS
Class Blog
: a semester-long excursion into blogging in which students manage their own sites, respond to readings, and engage with classmates
Research Archive Website: a collaborative venture in which a class creates individual research articles in the context of a permanent online website dedicated to course subjects

 

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com