In weeks 3&4, we will:
- Understand how WordPress can support their teaching goals
- Identify “advanced” teaching and learning functionalities in WordPress
- Use course structure as model learning network for support
- Experience working with WordPress and leave this course with a beginning of course/project shell
Overview of how WordPress is a flexible, blank-slate tool
Examples of different teaching and learning approaches using WordPress
Applying open pedagogies specifically to WordPress
Strategies for supporting common teaching and learning needs, including:
* Contributing content
On Your Own
Develop a teaching and learning project or activity using WordPress
Read a selection from the recommended readings, which consist of a curated list of resources on open education. Choose what you're most interested in, and read as much as you have time/desire for.
Sign up to showcase your project either on the course site or in a short video.
Share an open resource that we use in our teaching or that informs our thinking about openness.
Describe your learning project in a post on your own blog; comment on someone else's post
Attend an in-person drop-in clinic or synchronous video/audio chat for WordPress support
Provide support to your fellow participants using the course twitter hashtag or discussion forum