Erevan (aka Yerevan)

HIS 218 Blog



I suggest that you use Blogger/Blogspot since I am very familiar with it, and then I will be able to more easily help you with customizing your blog, but you can use something else, such as WordPress, Weebly, tumblr or whatever else is now available. The important thing to remember is that I expect you to maintain your blog as a professional historian's presence on the web. See unit 3 for some examples of blogs, and as you will see there are a lot of blogs in all kinds of subjects that you can find. In fact, I find several sports blogs that I follow very valuable. In unit 3, we will actually talk more about the diverse uses of blogs for the study of history.

You should use your blog:

Your blog should:

You can post as much as you wish, but you must complete the required postings listed throughout the course schedule. As you use your blog, you will slowly get in the habit of using it more and more. Please remember that your posts are viewable by the general public and should reflect your work as a professional historian. By the end of the course, your blog should have numerous post and reflect your work in the course.

Please make sure that you enable comments/replies so that other students and myself can comment on your work.