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Creating a Course Blog Based on a Custom Tag Search

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In this screencast we show you how easy it is to create a course blog that automatically pulls all your students' posts into a single page. This uses a simple tag search using the new Blog Search feature of the Blogs at Penn State. To make this work we are operating with a couple assumptions. Let's look at those:

  1. Each student in the class must have a blog built using the Blogs at Penn State.
    NOTE: Each student will need to apply for personal webspace before they will be able to create a blog.
  2. (see instructions for creating a blog)
  3. You have asked your students to use a common tag when writing ... in this case we are using the shared tag, "ist110" for all course posts

If you need help with this, or would like to discuss it, just email us at

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Thanks for the walk through, matches perfectly considering I am teaching IST 110.


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