Here is the PDF of the instructions and explanation of this assignment: GuideToDigitalResearchProject.
All of your individual blogs are set up and listed in the sidebar of our main page.
Our blogs are powered by WordPress software. Though I am not going to evaluate your blog based on your modifications to the template, I encourage you to personalize them for the experience of working with the software and feeling greater ownership over what you are producing.
Here are some resources to get you started with customizing your blog:
The help page for EduBlogs, particularly for student blogging.