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#210 Getting started with WordPress [3/6]: Publish a blog post

This is the 3rd in our series of tutorials on WordPress, which is a free to use blogging tool. If you’d like to catch up on the previous posts, see here:  1minuteCPD guides to WordPress In this post we’ll have a look at how you create blogs posts and demonstrate how you can either publish… Continue reading #210 Getting started with WordPress [3/6]: Publish a blog post

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#206 Getting started with WordPress blogs [2/6]: Changing your blog theme

If you’ve not yet set up a WordPress account, take a look at the first video in this series (#202 Getting started with WordPress blogs [1/5]: Setting up an account). You can control the look and feel of your blog by selecting a theme that best shows off your content. WordPress has loads of great… Continue reading #206 Getting started with WordPress blogs [2/6]: Changing your blog theme

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#202 Getting started with WordPress blogs [1/6]: Setting up an account

WordPress is a very easy (and free) to use blogging tool, in fact, our very own #1minuteCPD blog has been set up in WordPress, and we love it! Blogging is a great way to build on your reflective practice, encourage reflective practice in your students, build a community and share resources or even as an… Continue reading #202 Getting started with WordPress blogs [1/6]: Setting up an account

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#105 MyShowcase [8/8]: Review your progress using a framework

This is the final in our MyShowcase series of posts. If this is your first time here, it will take you less than 10 minutes to catch up! So now that you have tagged your content using a framework, you can use the reporting tool to provide a framework progress overview. This can help you gain a… Continue reading #105 MyShowcase [8/8]: Review your progress using a framework

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#101 MyShowcase [7/8]: Send your showcase for review by a tutor or prospective employer

Once you’ve created your showcase (see #97 MyShowcase [6/8]: Create a CV using the CV showcase template) you need to publish it before you can send for review by a tutor or prospective employer. This creates a URL so you can even send it to your proud parents if you like! Watch this video on how… Continue reading #101 MyShowcase [7/8]: Send your showcase for review by a tutor or prospective employer

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#97 MyShowcase [6/8]: Create a CV using the CV showcase template

MyShowcase allows you to create an online interactive CV using a CV showcase template. This is a great way to bring a CV to life with real life examples to really showcase your achievements and abilities. Watch this short video to show you how… See the entire MyShowcase series of posts here. Featured image: “Portfolio!”… Continue reading #97 MyShowcase [6/8]: Create a CV using the CV showcase template

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#93 MyShowcase [5/8]: Create your own showcase

Once you have uploaded your content, you will want to create a showcase to share that content with others. For your students this could mean sharing with a personal tutor perhaps, or a prospective employer. Creating a showcase is simple and you can add the same content to multiple showcases so that you can repurpose… Continue reading #93 MyShowcase [5/8]: Create your own showcase

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#89 MyShowcase [4/8]: Browse your MyShowcase content by tags, framework and type

Once you have started to upload and categorise your content, you can easily browse your content by type to see how many pieces of content that you have against a particular tag, framework or tag. Perfect for seeing how you are performing against a particular framework – where you are excelling and where you need… Continue reading #89 MyShowcase [4/8]: Browse your MyShowcase content by tags, framework and type

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#85 MyShowcase [3/8]: Upload content to your MyShowcase account and start tagging

Now that you have created your MyShowcase account and attached your framework, it is time to start uploading content so that you can create your showcase, or two. Watch this video to show you how… Featured image: “typewriter-&-hand” by plaisanter~ is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

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#83 MyShowcase [2/8]: Attaching a framework to your MyShowcase account

Once you’ve created your MyShowcase account (see #58 MyShowcase [1/8] – An introduction) the next step is to attach a framework to your account. Once you’ve started to upload your content (see MyShowcase [3/8] – Upload content to your MyShowcase account and start tagging) you can then start to tag your content against the framework – perfect… Continue reading #83 MyShowcase [2/8]: Attaching a framework to your MyShowcase account