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Who is this course for
Anyone who wants to use WordPress which is the worlds best and most popular website builder to install and set up a site. Students may be new to WordPress/blogging but will need to already have basic computing skills and experience of using a web browser on a PC.
What does this course cover
The course is taught using the free hosted service Wordpress.com. Differences between this and self-hosted WordPress sites, will be discussed.
o What is WordPress?
o Getting started with WordPress - WordPress.com and self-hosted sites
o Creating, modifying and deleting web pages
o Adding and modifying text, pictures and video in a website
o Creating and managing a blog
o Changing the appearance of a WordPress site using Themes and Templates
o Using Widgets.
o Learn the WordPress concepts of Posts, Pages and Themes
o Be able to create and manage a simple WordPress website
What will it be like
Demonstration using Smartboard through computer-linked projectors, exposition and discussion. One-to-one and Group work. Through tutor-guidance and hands-on experience, the completion of the course objectives.+ Ongoing monitoring of students' work including questions, observation and tasks. Start and End of class student self-assessment/achievement tick sheet.
What else do you need to buy or do
You will need an email account to activate your WordPress.com account.
Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre.+ As much practice as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor.
What this course could lead to
Further WordPress courses
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’