Welcome to the blog for our American Studies class. We will use this space to continue conversations from class and to start new ones. Here is where we can be critics, builders, and even just consumers of American history and culture.
So, what’s a blog? And how will we be using it class? For information on blogging and how to join and post to our blog, see “All About Blogging.”
We’re looking forward to a great year.
Make sure you check your e-mail for your invitation to join the blog. Also – and this is very important – the first step you should take after you accept the invitation is to edit your user profile so that you control how your identity and your communication preferences. Click on the icon in the upper right corner of the browser and edit your profile
You can fill out as much of it as you want, but the only requirement is — under “Identity” — make sure your “Display name” is your first name and last initial only — so we provide some anonymity while still allowing your classmates and teacher to be able to identity who you are. For example, change “Bernie Heidkamp” to “Bernie H.”