WordPress allows faculty and students to easily create professionally polished looking websites where course writing extends beyond the boundaries of the classroom and becomes a vibrant entity within the social media context. From online e-magazines, to social activist websites to creative writing collections, the applications for blogs are endless.
Features and Benefits
More and more of the faculty are implementing WordPress blogs as a writing medium in their coursework.
Faculty can request an account on the Amherst WordPress server for academic use for courses.