in my reading for my dissertation, in attending conference panels about digital technology in composition courses, and in my own quest to find technology that supports good teaching and learning practices, wordpress is constantly mentioned. while i personally find student blogging outside university/college firewalls to be a FERPA violation since students aren’t critically aware of the longevity of that post and the google-ability of that post when they graduate and apply for jobs, i do feel such a space should be explored to see what it has to offer. so begins my new space . . .