B4EE – Unit 2, Session 1 planning templateHelping students set blogging goals.
Creating a blog for the first time can be an intimidating, daunting and overwhelming task for some students. From our experience, UCF provides a 4 to 5 week lead-in time to allow students to break the task of blogging into discreet and manageable parts. Tackling the smaller constituent blogging processes individually is one way that enablesstudents to establish clear blogging goals.This template is an abbreviated format of guidance UCF providesstudents for to support them through the process of setting blogginggoals.Download and save this template for your own reference.
1Brainstorm ideas for blog topicEnd of Week22Select blog topic idea (confer with your tutor if you’reunsure)End of Week33Think about the different subjects within your blogging topic.Do a Mind Map if this helps. These are free online mindmapping tools:http://www.mindmeister.com,http://www.mindomo.comandhttps://bubbl.us
End of week34Look at you’re the blogging subjects you came up with. Tryto organising them as though they were sub-themes. Thesesub-themes will be your blog categories. Don’t worry, youcan always add more!End of Week35Identify your audience: internal audience (course & tutors)and external audience (industry and/or general public).End of Week46Investigate some blogging services and see which one willbe easy for you to use. We suggest limiting yourEnd of week4
This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource through the Bloggingfor Educational Environments (B4EE) project. The B4EE project is funded by University College Falmouth.© 2012 University College Falmouth