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WordPress: WordPress@CofC (for Faculty)

Tips, tutorials, and recommendations for using Wordpress to create digital portfolios, websites, publish online multimedia exhibits, digital heritage and research projects.

Edublogs Resources & Tutorials

The College of Charleston WordPress installation for faculty and staff is hosted by Edublogs Campus.  

  • To request a blog please open a ticket with
  • In it include the name of the blog and owners.
  • If you already have a blog, Login.

Once you have requested an account, received your confirmation, and logged in, follow these tutorials from Edublogs to help you get started!

Build your Personal Learning Network! Tutorials from Edublogs Teacher Challenge.

Additional Resources

WordPress @ CofC

The College of Charleston Information Technology Department offers a campus installation of Wordpress for faculty and staff (2013). 

If you are interested having a class blog with student accounts, make sure to visit the Blogs and Wikis Library How-To Guide for tips, tutorials, and recommendations for using Blogger and Google Sites using College of Charleston's Google Apps.  This guide also includes resources related to FERPA and syllabus statements for publishing student work electronically.  

The Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) department at the College offers a number of uses and instructional activities that do not require student accounts related to blogging on their "Tutorials and Mobile Apps" blog, including (Plotts, 2013):

  • Creating a faculty webpage.
  • Creating a course webpage.
  • Communicating with your class.
  • Sharing your expertise with the campus community and the world.
  • Creating a reflective journal.
  • Documenting research.

Students who are interested in using WordPress will need to sign up for a account.

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