Open account at Blogger :

  • enable feed and place feed icon in template
  • configure email to
  • configure comments email to your own

Take a digital picture of your mug in different positions.

(if you do not have a digital camera, ask your friends or bring your mug to class and we will help you)

Open account at Flickr:

  • surf around and test the different functions
  • fill in your profile
Upload the picture of your mug to flickr
Open account at Bloglines:

Upload your picture to your blog using Flickr and post a narrative paragraph describing it, saying how you got it, why it is important for you/or not (what it reminds you of), when/how you use it. Try to link your information to outside sources. Examples:

Syndicate all class blogs
Show how to produce, import and export OPML file

Upload your corrected post and picture to the mugshots project
Off target 0-1
Close to target 1-2
On Target 3 - 4
Beyond Target 4-5
Quality of General Description
(content and organization)
No or little description, or description is a list, not a narrative.

Too much repetition or chopped sentences.

No paragraph (just 1 line or 2) and/ or information not included .
The narrative is short or relies too heavily on lists or doesn't adequately describe the mug.
Some repetition.

Paragraph attempted, not all information included
A clear narrative description of the mug.

No repetition of ideas or words.

Paragraph includes all the details listed in the assignment.
A clear narrative description of the mug .

Additional information is linked to outside sources to complement the post.

No repetition of ideas or words.

Attempted more than one paragraph including all detaills
Blog Assignment

Did not open an account or

made a post on a different subject or uploaded a different photo

or did not make a post

Opened an account.

Made a post on mug but uploaded photo before or after.. .

The feed was not inserted

Opened account.

Uploaded photo and made a post on mug

Inserted feed but made mistakes in code

Opened account

Inserted Feed code correctly

Uploaded photo to blog

Made a post on mug

Photo and post are together


Too simple. Sentences chopped.

Not spell checked

Simple and repetitive.

Not spell checked

Some attempt to use more specific and complex vocabulary.

Tries to avoid repetition

Spell checked

Varied vocabulary. Tries to use synonyms and words learnt in class
Narrative contains too many errors. Narrative contains some basic errors. Narrative is clear and readable.
Limited errors
Narrative is especially well written and enjoyable to read.
No major errors