Class Logistics and Tools

This is the post for the Friday, January 23, 2015 class meeting.

We Should Talk Logistics.Today we’ll focus on getting familar with the different online tools that we will all use for the course. Go ahead and login on a computer so that you can follow along on your screen if you’d like.

Keeping Up with the Course

  • Follow the Twitter feed for @VTtengrrl
  • Subscribe to the site via email (form in the sidebar)
  • Check your email each day before coming to campus

Contacting Me

Tools We’ll Use

Course website: Everything for the course will be linked from this site. Look here first for anything you need.

Scholar: Our Scholar URL is is a tutorial site that is free to all VT students, faculty, and staff. Here are some examples: You will create your web portal for the course and post blog updates on a WordPress site. You can use a blog (recommended), a self-hosted blog, or a Blogs@VT site. If you want to begin learning how works, you can begin exploring the videos for Essential Training with Morten Rand-Hendriksen.