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What is BYU Domains?

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What is BYU Domains?

The BYU Domains program provides professors and students with the necessary tools to create a presence on the web.

The purpose of BYU Domains (Domain of One's Own*)

BYU Domains offers many benefits to students, staff, and faculty.

Learn Technical Skills

  • Learn the necessary skills and technicalities that come with having an online presence and the technologies that enable it
    • Including securing your content
  • We hope to create an online equity of technical skills throughout BYU to level the playing field. Participate as a peer developer among others with a domain.
  • Learn what it means to manage knowledge and content and learn to apply various aspects of information science

Maintain a habit of online digital citizenship & ethics

  • Learn to communicating more effectively. Represent people and comment about others in a prudent way and avoid invasions of personal privacy.
  • Apply the principles of BYU honor code by following copyright laws and representing yourself in an honorable way to others.

Other Learning Goals

  • Maintaining professional practices by learning to create and present content professionally to your audience and to a competitive job market
  • Learn to plan communication that serves audience needs and advances the website’s goals
  • Be a life-long learner by continuing to enhance you website, the content, and features within it.

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