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Midterm Assignment and Deadline for Post #1

October 6, 2014 Written by | No Comments

PLEASE email me your first posts by today. I will be marking off for late arrivals. I will send you back edits and comments by the end of this week. Please email me your rewritten posts by Wednesday, Oct. 15. I will be grading these posts.

Here is your midterm assignment:

DUE: MONDAY, OCT. 20

 

By the above date, all students must have completed the following work:

 

Created a blog using Blogs@Baruch, including the name of the blog in the URL. The settings on this blog must be set to public. Go through the different themes that are available to you through Blogs@Baruch and choose the one that works best for your blog.

 

–Uploaded a unique header image that reflects the character of the blog and includes the name of the blog and a cutline. (USE YOUR OWN PHOTOGRAPH. DO NOT TAKE IMAGE FROM ANOTHER SITE)

 

–Created an “About” page (Condensed version of mission statement, aim for 200 words)

 

–Created a blog roll of related blogs and websites. (INCLUDE FIVE TO SEVEN SITES)

 

–Posted THREE stories to your blog each illustrated by a photo. (This number includes the post you sent to me today. Therefore, you must report and write two additional posts before Monday, Oct. 20. Each post must include relevant hyperlinks.)

 

–Created five categories for your blog and tagged your posts appropriately.

 

–Added a post to our class blog with the URL of your individual blog by class on Monday, Oct. 20.

 

OUR CLASS ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15 WILL BE A PRODUCTION CLASS DEVOTED TO WORKING OUT ANY PROBLEMS OR ISSUES WITH YOUR WORDPRESS BLOG.

 

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