Overview

UWL CampusPress is a tool for creating portfolios, blogs and websites for learning, teaching and assessment.

Getting Started

UWL CampusPress can be accessed via Blackboard or directly at campuspress.uwl.ac.uk Staff and students are automatically given their own site for individual use.

Staff can use CampusPress for course activities with students such as website assessments, portfolios, blogging or to record CPD.

Ideas for using UWL CampusPress

UWL CampusPress can be used by students independently, for example for a private, reflective learning journal or with you for a specific learning activity such as:

  • website-based assessments
  • portfolios of work
  • blogging
  • a record of CPD

Students are able to export their CampusPress sites at the end of their studies, allowing for continuous use throughout their careers as CampusPress is based on the popular website tool WordPress.

UWL Examples

Personal blogs for reflective writing – Fashioning Culture module, 2016-17:

Screenshot of CampusPress Blog

Collaborative activity: Apps for students – Personalised Learning module, Foundation course, 2016-17:

Screenshot of CampusPress site

Web assessment: press release – Music Technology module 2016-17:

Screenshot of CampusPress

CPD Portfolio (mock-up):

Screenshot of CampusPress

Help Using UWL CampusPress

Here are some Edublogs* guides to get you started:

*Note: Edublogs is another name for CampusPress