Domain Of One’s Own

This course is part of the Domain of One’s Own pilot project. As part of the Domain of One’s Own project you will author and administrate a personal website, close read multimodal texts for form and theme, and compose with a variety of digital tools.

  • No prior experience with web design or digital authoring is required for successful completion of course work
  • Student work will be published to the web and available to reading publics beyond the class and university
  • Once you have completed the course, the site you built is yours to continue to develop into a personal cyberinfastructure that may include, but is not limited to, course projects, a professional portfolio, resume/CV, social media feeds, blogs, and community engagement materials.
  • and context of each text you compose

Reclaim Hosting: Domain and WordPress

You are building your own website in this class to which you will publish a variety of major and minor assignments as static pages, blog posts, and audio/video files.

  • You are required to pay $12.00 for a domain name through Reclaim Hosting
  • Reclaim Hosting host your domain and provide you with a variety of one-click software installations such as WordPress, MediaWiki, Drupal, etc.
  • The majority of the web authoring you are required to perform will be through WordPress.org
  • From the second day the class meets we will spend time developing Domains. Though the tools are an important component, the course is designed to develop writing skills.

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