Thanks for an interesting and engaging first day of class. Please register on the course blog as soon as possible, and be sure to read over the requirements for posting. The first prompt will go up tonight, and posts will be due by Wednesday at 1 PM. Once you’ve registered (and you’ve given me a day to sort out everyone’s statuses behind the scenes), you will be able to post and comment at will. To do either, you’ll need to first log in. When you first log in, you’ll be asked to update your profile (which you can do as little or as much as you like). then, select “Dashboard” from the left-hand side menu. Next, select “Posts,” on the left hand side of the “dashboard.” From there, select “Add New,” write in your title, and compose your post (click “Publish” when you’re finished, selecting “Blog Post” from the Categories Menu on the right-hand side). While I’d recommend composing your exercise in a word processing program of your choice and then pasting it in, should you need to modify your own post, that can also be done through the system.
For the visually-inclined, this is what you should see when you log in:
When you click on “Posts, you’ll see this:
And when you’ve selected “Add New,” this will be your screen:
Don’t hesitate to email if you have trouble with this process.