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Empowering Digital Scholarship,

Expanding Digital Literacy &

Creating Digital Citizens.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is OU Create?

A: OU Create is a project at the University of Oklahoma managed by the Center for Teaching Excellence.

OU Create offers students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to register a domain (.com, .org, .net) and create a digital presence through various mediums such as blogs, portfolios, and wikis. Students can easy install popular open source applications such as WordPress, MediaWiki, Drupal, and Omeka on their space giving them an unlimited amount of ways to creatively express and create their digital identity.

How much does OU Create cost?

A: There is a free subdomain option for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Oklahoma. This free subdomain looks like [freesubdomain].oucreate.com.

Alternatively, a custom domain can be acquired through this initiative for $12/year. This custom domain looks like [customdomain].com (can also end in .org or .net).

What can I do with OU Create?

A: Create a blog, or a personal website, or your very own wiki page for collaboration! These are just a few examples of what is possible with an OU Create account.

The most popular OU Create use case are websites and blogs created with WordPress.

Do you have more questions?

A: The best place to start would be the OU Create Support Wiki.

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Featured Creators

Cici Zhou

Cici Zhou

Student

"My goal in building the site was to use it as a testing space for a fully-functioning website and it‘s been fantastic. We’ve received many compliments from potential business partners and, best of all, the platform was intuitive and incredibly easy to use."

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Colin Rhinesmith

Colin Rhinesmith

Assistant Professor

"I was excited to use the platform to develop a website where I could feature my work and have been impressed by the range of tools available to me which have allowed me to deepen and extend my scholarship both here at OU and around the world."

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Kelsey Gulick

Kelsey Gulick

Student

"When applying for jobs, recruiters see the same resumes and cover letters over and over again. A portfolio website that I designed myself makes me stand out and OU Create provided me the perfect opportunity to do just that!"

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Cody Alan Taylor

Cody Alan Taylor

Student

"I primarily use my website as a place to document my creative process such that I might refer to it in the future. More importantly, I hope that others might find utility in, improve upon, or learn from something written there."

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