Developing Practical Skills in Blogging for Development

Event Leader:

Content:

Social media applications make it easy to publish and set up a website with text, video, audio, photo and advanced navigation features. By attending this workshop, one will not only be introduced to practical and innovative ways of sharing and publishing information online, but also depart ignited with a desire to reorganise their respective content to assume an online presence and visibility. Concentration for the day will be on creating blogs and how to utilise them to foster collaboration for development.

Blogging is a great way to share information on the internet. It is evolving and provides an opportunity for anyone to expand their boundaries and write with freedom.

Agenda:

09:00–09:30

Introduction

09:30–10:30

Introduction to Practical Innovative Blogging

10:30–11:00

Coffee break

11:00–13:00

Blogs

13:00–14:00

Lunch

14:00–14:30

Publishing on a blog platform

14:30–15:00

Coffee break

15:00–16:30

How to share your published blog post online

16:30–17:00

Sharing live blog experience

Target Audience:

Anyone with interest in online content sharing, publishing, accessing and reusing for personal and community development.

Prerequisite Knowledge:

  • Knowledge on how to use computers
  • Interest in communicating using the internet

Outcomes:

Ability to use blogs for both personal and community development.

Note:

Participants are required to bring their Wi-Fi enabled laptops. Participants without laptops will not be able to participate in workshop activities.

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