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1. Copyright 2015 Interactive ConnectionsCopyright 2015 Interactive Connections WordPress Lab A Presentation of Digital Discipleship Boot Camp Lifelong Learners in the New Media Age 2. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Presenters Day: Kellie De Leo Evening: Claudia McIvor 3. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Producers Day: Sr. Caroline Cerveny Evening: Ruth Manlandro 4. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Our Objectives 1. Create a WordPress Account 2. Access our Private Class Blog 3. Understand Privacy Settings 4. Complete Your Profile 5. Become familiar with our class blog specifically, navigating modules and commenting 5. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Our Class Blog http://ddbcs2015.wordpress.com 6. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Create a WordPress Account 7. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections WordPress 8. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Get Started https://wordpress.com/ 9. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections IMPORTANT! You will be invited to join the Class Blog using the email you gave us in your DDBC registration. If this is NOT the email you use for your WordPress account, please notify your coach. 10. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Note: see your handout 11. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Creating Your WordPress Account NEW USERS 12. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Creating Your WordPress Account NEW USERS Add your email, Username And Password BLOG ADDRESS refers to your blog, not the class blog. 13. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Set up your blog (title / tagline) Pick a theme (be sure to choose a free one!) Skip customize theme -- click to NEXT STEP Skip first post and just click FINISH Later, you can go back and change the theme, title, add posts, etc. For now, we just want to get you on the class blog! Complete Registration - online 14. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Click on SELECT FREE (You can upgrade later if youd like.) 15. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Complete Registration- activate email Msg. on Web Msg. in email 16. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Join the Class Blog By Invitation Only! 17. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Three Ways to Connect to the Class Blog 1. You will be sent an email invitation. Follow the link in that email. 2. You create a WP account, go to the blog URL and ask to join. We will receive an email and approve you. (See steps in the following slide) 3. Call your coach if either of these two methods fails. 18. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections http://ddbcs2015.wordpress.com/ This is only if you havent responded to an email invite to the class blog! See Welcome to your Dashboard page Go to the web address bar, and type in Click request access and a thank you note will appear. 19. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Understanding Private Blogs 20. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Private blogs need permission to join. General web public can NOT see content or comments. Admin knows who is participating. When to use in ministry? Understanding Privacy 21. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Complete Your Profile 22. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Complete Your Profile In the upper right hand corner of the page, click your image (or placeholder) to go to your PROFILE SETTINGS 23. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Online profiles who am I interacting with? Please use your real name (or: Kristi J.) Authenticity helps build up the DDBC community ! Gravatar will be covered in the next lab. Completing your Profile, cont 24. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Our Class Blog http://ddbcs2015.wordpress.com 25. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Navigating our Class Blog Blog address- bookmark it! Blog Name Recent Posts & Comments Post Title Date Each MODULE will have its own post 26. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Type URL directly into address bar: Sign into Wordpress.com find it under switch sites from your dashboard page Click the link on our class wiki How do I find the Class Blog? 27. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections 1 3 2 28. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections After the Modules Webinar visit the class blog to read more (and different) items about the topic. Read the Class Blog Module post. Watch any videos or click through to article links. Go to the class wiki and complete homework (if indicated by the blog) Answer any questions or post comments as indicated in each blog post Take the 5 question embedded Quiz at the end of each module Class Blog Tasks 29. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections At the end of each post, look for comment link It will show comments (if any). Notice photo (Gravatar) and display name next to each comment. Reply in the comment box (if indicated in homework assignments) How do I comment on the blog? 30. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Search topics on: Google YouTube WordPress help and support 31. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Questions? 32. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Homework Reminders Complete the set up of your WordPress Account and connect to Class blog before our next Lab. Contact your Coach if you need assistance. 33. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Co-Sponsored by University of Dayton Institute for Pastoral Initiatives INTERACTIVE CONNECTIONS Our Sponsoring Dioceses Include Diocese of St. Petersburg Diocese of Pensacola- Tallahassee Diocese of Las Cruces Archdiocese of Atlanta Diocese of Columbus Diocese of Joliet Archdiocese of Cincinnati Diocese of Syracuse Archdiocese of New York Diocese of Fall River Military Archdiocese Diocese of Erie Archdiocese of Milwaukee Diocese of Orange 34. Copyright 2015 Interactive Connections Join the Conversation Follow along and share your thoughts on Twitter at #DDBC2015 Come to our FB Group Digital Discipleship Boot Camp and converse with your new DDBC friends 35. Copyright 2015 Interactive ConnectionsCopyright 2015 Interactive Connections