Jan. 14: Intro to class

Welcome back!

Today’s agenda: Basic first-day-of-class stuff, we’ll go over the syllabus and talk about major assignments, and get to know each other a bit. We’ll start setting up your personal blogs and Twitter accounts.

For Thursday: Read through the blog folders “Learning about MPJ” and “Twitter advice,” and complete your WordPress blog & Twitter profile. Please email me the link to your blog home page and your Twitter handle.

For the blog, you need to:

  • Register on WordPress
  • Set up a username (choose wisely)
  • Set up the URL (choose wisely)
  • Choose a theme
  • Delete the “Hello World” post, comment, etc.
  • Write at least four sentences on your “About” page AND include one in-text link
  • Set up at least two widgets

For your Twitter account, you need to:

  • Register on Twitter
  • Set up a username (choose wisely)
  • Upload a photo of yourself to your account profile
  • Write at least two sentences about yourself on your account profile
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