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 "Tools" 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".|
|Step 3: Fill Blog with Content|
|1||Click on "Edit."|
|2||If you want to add a picture to your blog header just click on "Edit blog" and upload pic.|
|3||Click on "Create your own entries."|
|4||Indicate title, description and content before clicking on "Publish."|
Further entries can be added later on following the same pattern or directly within the course view.
|Step 4: Publish and activate your course|
|1||Select "Publish" in the toolbar on top.|
|2||Check course element before clicking "Next."|
|3||Select "All registered OpenOLAT users" from the pull-down menu, section "Modify course access."|
|4||Click on "Finish."|
Your blog is now embedded and course participants can read the first entry.