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Introduction to EdBlogs@Columbia

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EdBlogs@Columbia provides a blog for any course offered at Columbia University upon the course instructor's request. EdBlogs make it easy to share course content and create an online community using a blogging format. Familiar editing tools make it easy to create, update, and revise posts in EdBlogs and each blog can be customized so that it meets specific curricular goals. Educational blogging can be used to promote classroom discussion, conduct student journaling and reflective writing assignments, create online portfolios, and much more. View the video below to learn more about EdBlogs.

Getting Started with EdBlogs@Columbia

Start your course blog by completing the Request a Blog form or email CCNMTL at In your email, please provide your name, UNI, course title, and course key. Once activated, the course blog will automatically admit registered students when they access EdBlogs@Columbia using their University Network ID (UNI).

If you need help with setting up or adding content to your blog, visit the EdBlogs Quickstart Guide, or set up a meeting with an educational technologist by emailing or calling (212) 854-9058.

Contact Us

For questions or to report a problem with EdBlogs, please email or call CCNMTL at 212-854-9058. Faculty may also stop by the CCNMTL Faculty Support Lab in 204 Butler Library Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

For more hands-on training facilitated by a CCNMTL Educational Technologist, register for an upcoming workshop at CCNMTL Events.