In your response, please include:
- Name of the resource
- Short description
- Intended audience
- How the resource helped you
- How the resource could be improved
- Would you recommend it to a colleague
Choose one of the above blog prompts and in your response, please include:
- Name of the resource
- Text description
- Featured image or image within post
WordPress Page Prompts
In this page, please include:
- Text description about yourself
- Information on what motivates you
- A picture of yourself (optional)
- Anything else you believe represents you (e.g. videos, current projects, etc.)
Time to break down one of my favorite mobile device workflows! Text To write this post, I am using the WordPress app. You can download this for Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, or Windows Phone. With this app, you can create an entire website on your phone in a matter of seconds through WordPress.com. However, I … Continue reading I Am Writing This Post On A $50 Smartphone
Yesterday concluded the first section of my Mobile Blogging & Scholarship Training. This is a professional development workshop series for instructors at the University of Oklahoma, which I created in my role as Educational Technologist at the Center for Teaching Excellence. The Course Over the course of nine hours, six sessions, and two weeks, professors … Continue reading Teaching Digital Scholarship with WordPress on Mobile Devices
It is easier to learn incremental changes in an Operating System (OS) than wait 12 years and be overwhelmed by drastic differences. Let me put some context to this thought: Last weekend I was talking with an extended family member, who was describing his update from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 and being disappointed with … Continue reading Not Another Reason to Update Your Operating System!
Collaborative Class Guide – Have your students use a WordPress website to build a collaborative study guide, covering the semester’s content. In other words, have pupils curate, write, and build a resource that will be accessible to everyone during the course and even after completion as realiable reference material.
Laboratory Report Blogs – Have your students write their lab reports in a blog format and combine collected data sets to facilitate academic collaboration. Over time, use these collections of data and laboratory reports as reference materials for future students. In other words, give learners access to the results of former students to compare data and to further scholastic engagement.
eBook from WordPress Website – Many tools exist that convert a WordPress website’s pages and posts into an eBook. These tools can be used as a method to get students to publish their completed work over the course of the semester. This idea has many potential use cases, especially if used in conjunction with any of the aforementioned ideas (e.g. a collection of laboratory reports as an eBook resource).