Week 4

Personal Digital Strategy

We’ve been talking about this some in class already, but today we will devote specific time to discussing everyone’s web presence and how to get it where you want it to be. Be certain that you’ve reviewed the assignment instructions before we meet: personal digital strategy and website instructions

Creating Your Web Presence: A Primer for Academics” by Miriam Posner, Stewart Varner, and Brian Croxall. Feel free to explore these scholars’ own works online. You will find several other things relevant to digital history and humanities.

How to Start Tweeting and (Why You Might Want To)” by Ryan Cordell. We’ve talked about Twitter use in class a bit, but today we will explore it more directly.

Bring your computer and a payment method to class today. We’ll be using Reclaim Hosting to set up your own website. We will also install WordPress.