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Anatomy of a Domain

In Agnes Scott's Waypoints, we are imagining that the central domain that students and faculty register will serve, not as the whole of each individual’s online presence, but as a sort of central hub that connects together various disparate online elements.

Individuals will be free to determine what elements or services they want or need in order to publish their work online, and the domain that they register as part of our program will become the central pillars of these structures that they create.

Once Jane Student has created, you'll be free to build what Gardner Campbell calls your own “personal cyberinfrastructure.” That central domain can become a stable platform from which you publish various individual projects in subdomains of the site, participate in collaborative web projects for your classes, curates work to include in your digital portfolio, construct a site tour and resume as part of a job search, pull together feeds from her other social media accounts, gather together your research and preparation for graduate comprehensive exams, or whatever else you choose to include in your domain.

Jane’s domain might end up looking something like this:

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