Assignment Instructions Assignment Instructions Read the article by Marshall Brain, called How Blogs Work and other related information below: How Blogs Work by Marshall Brain The Top Ten Blogs Following Web 2.0 by Brian Wynne Williams Blogs in Plain English Video: http://youtu.be/NN2I1pWXjXI Watch the video called: Blogger: How to Start a Blog http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU4gXHkejMo&feature=related Go to blogger.com and create a basic blog on your research paper. Instructions: Below is the requirement for the blog: Aim for a max of 500 words.
It’s OK to go over this amount, but keep it concise and to the point.7. Include a 50-word bio that includes your education and professional background as it relates to the content. Write in short, declarative paragraphs. Do not use APA style and avoid being overly formal in the narrative. Keep the tone of the piece conversational and write to the general public or a prospective student who may be new to higher education. Personalize the discussion. If you’re an expert in this area, write in first person narrative and be specific in your examples. Language should be compelling, with a tone of authority and academia.
Cite any reference works, and make sure the content is universally understandable. If you’re using statistics, format them into bulleted lists in order to break up the content. Focus on timely subjects. It’s more compelling to readers if you discuss topical issues related to your program such as technical innovations, controversial issues, or new career paths. This helps to convey our focus on providing relevant, forward thinking education. Be comprehensive. If you’re introducing an idea, or initiative write from beginning to end. Narrate the post with a purpose, and leave the reader with something to think. Submission Instructions: Upon completion, upload your blog and link for grading.