Learn how to design a Multisite network that gamifies your course assignments and projects for students.
- [Voiceover] Designing a multisite network…to host student sites for a course…requires you to think about…the specific learning outcomes that you want to achieve.…In most cases, your learning outcome…will not be about learning to use a specific tool…such as WordPress, but rather to use this tool…for some other purpose.…Multisite gives you the opportunity to focus…your students' attention on the task at hand…and limit initial technology distractions.…For example, we've all assigned students…to give a presentation in class and invariably,…at least one student invests far too much time…attempting to wow us with their ability…to add animations and far too little time…on the actual content.…
Adding animations can emphasize your points…but we need to have something worth saying…before we add emphasis to it.…With multisite, you can set the initial limits…on the options that are available to your students…such as selecting a custom theme,…or beginning with a limited role in their site.…Then, as the students develop their ideas,…
- Creating a test environment to configure WordPress Multisite
- Designing a Multisite network
- Manually creating a Multisite network
- Creating new sites
- Managing access and privacy settings
- Adding and managing users
- Managing plugins and themes across multiple sites
- Creating a site template
- Aggregating posts in a Multisite network
- Supporting students
- Exporting student sites
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Designing a Multisite Network
3. Creating a Multisite Network
4. Managing a Multisite Network
5. Managing a Multisite Network of Classes
6. Managing a Multisite Network for Students
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