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Setting up your class wiki: managing pages, adding videos, managing users. Presentation used in conjunction with workshop for Hawker College, ACT.

Setting up your class wiki: managing pages, adding videos, managing users. Presentation used in conjunction with workshop for Hawker College, ACT.

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  • 1. YOUR CLASS WIKI Megan Poore
  • 2.
    • Welcome
    • Wikis in education
    • Ideas for practice
    • Educational wikis
    • Class management wikis
    COVERAGE
  • 3.
    • Go to
        • edupedia.wetpaint.com
    • To work at your own pace:
    • www.slideshare.net/meganpoore
    • To explore other cool tech to use with your students :
    • learningfutures.wordpress.com/
    VISIT THE WEB
  • 4.
    • Website
    • Users create and edit pages
    • Users collaborate on a single page
    • Wikis are all about the contributors
    WIKIS
  • 5.
    • Still not sure?
      • > edupedia.wordpress.com
      • > Go to Module 1 and watch the video
    WIKIS
  • 6.
    • Check out some wikis
      • > edupedia.wordpress.com
      • > Module 3: Wikis ideas for practice
      • > Links and resources
    WIKIS IN CLASS
  • 7.
    • What is the purpose of the wiki? Management or teaching? Do an analysis.
    • Are students engaged?
    • Are pages focused?
    • Quality of writing? Thinking?
    • Easy to navigate?
    • Discuss it on the forum!
    EXERCISE: WIKIS IN CLASS
  • 8. FOCUS: WIKI BENEFITS
    • Brainstorm some of the benefits of wikis in the classroom:
      • Intellectual and writing?
      • Communication, participation, collaboration, socialisation?
      • Motivation
      • Class management?
    • Discuss it on the forum!
  • 9. IDEAS FOR PRACTICE
    • Teachers for teachers
      • Sharing tips, ideas, resources
      • Discussing issues, pedagogy, curriculum, policy
      • Networking
      • Announcements
      • Tips and tools
  • 10. IDEAS FOR PRACTICE
    • Class management
      • Announcements, info
      • Links
      • Advice
      • Communicate with parents
      • Assignment review and submission
  • 11.
    • Educational
      • Sharing info, ideas
      • Resource/research collections
      • Synthesis of ideas, opinion, facts, research
      • Peer review
      • Discuss workshop activities
    IDEAS FOR PRACTICE
  • 12.
    • What sort of wiki do you want?
      • Professional?
      • Class management?
      • Educational?
    • How you set up your wiki will depend on your answer
    FOCUS
  • 13. BrushUP! Megan Poore
  • 14.
    • Go to
      • brushup.wetpaint.com
    VISIT THE WEB
  • 15.
    • Get a wiki from WetPaint
    • or
    • Pull up the one you made last time
    REGISTER YOUR WIKI
  • 16. SAVE WRITING PAGES
    • Play around and write stuff on your home page
        • > Sign in > EasyEdit
    • Add images, media, whatever
  • 17. SAVE HYPERLINKING
    • Add a hyperlink
      • > EasyEdit > Highlight the text > Link
      • > Paste in the URL from the site you want to link to
      • > Add Link
  • 18. SAVE INSERTING AN IMAGE
    • Direct link to an image on the web
      • > EasyEdit > Image
      • > Paste in the URL of the image you want to link to
      • > Add image
  • 19. SAVE
    • Upload an image from your computer
      • > EasyEdit > Image
      • > Locate the picture on your computer’s hard drive
      • > Open
      • > Add image
    INSERTING AN IMAGE
  • 20. SAVE ADDING A TABLE
    • Add a table
      • > EasyEdit > Table
      • > Specify properties
      • > Add table
  • 21. SAVE ORGANISING PAGES
    • Create/Write these pages:
      • Homepage
      • Course guide
      • Assignments and assessment
      • Module 1
      • Module 2
      • Module 3
  • 22. SAVE
    • Move pages
      • > Go to the page you want to move
      • > More tools > Move page
      • > Set page location
      • > (Move up or down > Set page order)
    ORGANISING PAGES
  • 23. EXERCISE: ADD YOUTUBE
    • Add a YouTube video
      • > EasyEdit > Widget > YouTube
      • > Select
      • > Add by URL or Embed
      • > Paste in the URL of the video you want to link to
      • > Add YouTube video
      • > Done
    SAVE
  • 24. EXERCISE: ADD A POLL
    • Add a poll
      • > www.vizu.com
      • > Sign Up
      • > Create your poll
      • > Export poll > Get export code
      • > Copy the export code
    SAVE
  • 25.
    • Back to WetPaint:
      • > EasyEdit > Widget > Vizu
      • > Select
      • > Enter export code
      • > Add Vizu Poll
      • > Done
    SAVE EXERCISE: ADD A POLL
  • 26. SAVE MAKE YOUR WIKI NICE
    • Customise your style
        • > Settings > Styles
        • > Choose something
        • > Save changes
  • 27. SAVE PRIVACY OPTIONS
    • Set who you want to view your wiki
        • > Settings > Permissions > I want to change these settings
        • > Next > Yes, make the change now
  • 28. SAVE INVITING USERS 
    • Set who you want to add to your wiki
        • > Invite > Choose role
        • > Add email addresses
        • > Add message etc.
        • > Send invitations
  • 29. DISCUSSIONS
    • Start a thread on a page
    • Start a thread on the wiki-wide forum
    POST
  • 30.
    • When looking for a wiki host:
      • What support? FAQs? Forums?
      • Comment moderation? Privacy?
      • Customisation? Widgets? Pages?
      • Free space?
    WHICH WIKI?
  • 31. MORE INFO brushup.wetpaint.com edupedia.wetpaint.com www.meganpoore.com
  • 32. LICENCE