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Course Details

Blogging For Beginners
Code:
AWCA01BA
Name:
Blogging For Beginners
Date:
02 December 2017 - 02 December 2017
Day of Week:
Saturday
Time:
10:00 - 16:00
Tutor:
Morgen Bailey
Full Fee:
£38.00

Full Fee

If you are not in receipt of benefits or have already received a remitted fee in the same term then you will have to pay the full fee.

Remitted Fee:
£14.90

Remitted Fee

You are entitled to a reduction in your course fee if you receive any of the following benefits:

  • Jobseekers Allowance (contribution and income based)
  • Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Income Support
  • Council Tax/Housing Benefit
  • Guaranteed Pension Credit
  • Incapacity Benefit (including severe disability allowance)
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

To claim a remitted fee you must provide evidence that you are in receipt of the benefit. This is limited to one course per term. Subsequent enrolments within one term will need to be paid at full fee.

Venue:
Caroline Chisholm School
Wooldale Road
Wootton Fields
Northants
NN4 6TP
Additional Directions:
N/A
Aim of Course:
Create and identify how to maintain a blog, using any content topic.
Learning Outcomes:
(By the end of the course you should be able to)
a) Distinguish some of the available blog sites including WordPress, Blogspot (Blogger), Weebly, and Tumblr - free and payable options
b) Design your site, create new posts / website pages, and answer reader comments using WordPress
c) Identify different blogging techniques (finding the right settings for you) and how to apply content within the social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ etc)
How will the course be taught?:
With a practical approach, encouraging learners to practice new skills, ask questions and explore the topic of blogging. Group work and discussion encouraged. Handouts distributed.
Do I need any prior knowledge or qualifications?:
No. The course is suitable either for beginners or those wanting to improve their blogging.
What do I need to bring?:
Pen and paper. Computers provided with relevant training given. Registration with www.wordpress.com prior to the course recommended. Ideas for blog content and design would be an advantage. If lunch is not included, please bring a drink and packed lunch.
Is there a materials list?:
N/A
What course can I do next?:
You can discuss this with your tutor at the end of the course.
Where can I get Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG)?:
Health and Safety (H&S)?:
N/A
Further Information:
Your course and handouts should cover any further information you may require.

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