Creating a Faculty Dossier in Blackboard

This is a temporary fix until the process can be automated by IT. First, you’ll want to download the Faculty Dossier template here:  Download Blackboard Faculty Review template (the file will by default be called ExportFile_FACREV-Template.zip. Make sure you download the file somewhere you can find it. Next, Create a non-academic Blackboard course site using […]

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On Maps, Geography and Academia

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First of all, let me fess up, I love maps and, for as long as I can remember, always have. In large part it was maps that captured my imagination and brought me to the natural sciences generally, and to geology — my chosen area of studies, specifically. It was not, as you might expect, […]

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What is the “Spatial Turn”? A Beginner’s Look

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Evan admits to being confused by the spatial turn, but hopes to fix that with a series of posts.

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Move a WordPress Site

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Export your site so you can move it to a different WordPress installation.

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Embed Videos with WordPress

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WordPress makes it very easy for you to embed videos into your posts and pages. “Embedding” a video means that you are including a video on your site that is stored on a different video site such as YouTube. Here is an example of an embedded video: If you use embedded videos, your site’s visitors […]

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Add Images with WordPress

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WordPress makes it easy to add images to your posts and pages.

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Manage the WordPress Sidebar

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Managing your sidebars is just a matter of dragging and dropping your widgets.

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Create a Post in WordPress

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Creating a post is a lot like creating a page, except you can add categories.

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Create a Page in WordPress

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Pages are often used for “static” content. For example, information about who you are will probably be well-suited for a page that you create once and edit occasionally.

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Create a Home Page on a WordPress Site

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Configure the front page of your site to show a static page rather than a list of posts.

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