With the aid of the following guidelines you will create a blog for your course before adapting it according to your needs.
|Step 1: Open course editor and insert blog course element|
|1||Search for your course in "Authoring", section "My entries," and open it.|
|2||Click on "Course editor" in the drop-down menu "Administration" in the toolbar.|
|3||Select position at which your Blog course element should be inserted by clicking on it.|
|4||Select "Blog" in the pop-up "Insert course elements" in the toolbar.|
|5||Indicate a short title for your course element in the tab "Title and description" and save your settings.|
|Step 2: Create Blog|
|1||Click on "Select, create or import blog" in the tab "Blog learning content."|
|2||Click on "Create."|
|3||Indicate the title of your blog and click on "Create".|
|4||In the "Blog learning content" tab, define whether other groups of people (coaches, participants, guests) are allowed to create posts in the blog in addition to the course owner.|The next step is to define whether an external blog should be integrated or whether a blog should be created in OpenOlat. Only when an external blog has been integrated or an OpenOlat blog has been created with a first post, blog posts can be created in the course run by the previously defined group of people.
Um den Blog nutzen zu können muss im nächsten Schritt ein erster Beitrag erstellt oder ein externer Blog eingebunden werden.
Vorgehen für einen OpenOlat internen Blog
|Step 3: Fill Blog with Content|
|1||Click on "Edit." Afterwards, an external blog can be integrated or a new OpenOlat blog can be created. In the following it is assumed that a new blog is created.|
|2||Click on "Create your own entries" to create an OpenOlat learning resource blog and provide the first entry.|
Indicate title, description and content before clicking on "Publish." Es kann auch eine Audio- oder Video-Datei bereitgestellt werden.
|4||Additional entries can then be added via "Create new entry" in the course editor or when the editor is closed.|
Further entries can be added later on following the same pattern or directly within the course view.
|Step 4: Publish and activate your course|
Close the course editor and publish the course.
Your blog is now embedded and course participants can read the first entry.
Alternatively, a blog can be created just like any other learning resource in the author area and then integrated into the desired course. This is a good way to understand that learning resources are cross-course tools and that inclusion in the course is only one way. The same blog can be included in several Olat courses and can also be used independently of the course.