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Basic start up instructions for teachers

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    How To Set Up A Wiki Site (Updated) How To Set Up A Wiki Site (Updated) Presentation Transcript

    • With Wikispaces
      How to set up a Wiki site
      Written by Jacqui Sharp
      Updated September
      2009
      http://sharpjacqui.blogspot.com
      http://jacquisharp.blogspot.com
    • Register a Teacher Account
      http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers
      Type in a Username
      Type in a Password
      Type in your Email Address
      Type in a name for your wikispaces address with no spaces
      Click on Protected
      Click in the box to verify that this space will be used for educational purposes
      Click Join
    • The editing page: Visual editor
      Click on Edit
      Type in your post
      Highlight the text and change the Font, size and style by clicking on
      Bold
      Italic
      Underline
      Colour of text
      Bullets
    • Click the Edit button
      Click where you would like to place the image
      Click on the Image button
      Click on Upload Files Tab
      Click on the Browse button, navigate to the file you want to upload
      Click Upload
      Adding Images
    • Adding images
      Double click the image to be inserted
      Select Alignment, of either None, Left, Right or Centre
      Alter the size if necessary by clicking on the - + buttons
      Add a caption
      Click Save on the page when finished
    • Click on New Page
      Type in a name for your new page
      Click Create
      Delete the Typing
      New Page
    • Hyperlink to websites
      Copy the Internet address that you are going to link to from the website it came from
      Highlight the text on the wiki that is going to be hyperlinked to a website
      Click on the Hyperlink button
      Click on the External Link address tab, Paste the internet address into the address box
      Click Add Link
      The new link will behighlighted
    • Hyperlink to another Wiki page
      Highlight text that is going to be hyperlinked to another wiki page
      Click on the Hyperlink button
      Click on Wiki Link tab
      Click on Choose an existing page, choose a page from the drop down menu
      Click Add Link
      The new link will be highlightedand when clicked will open to the new Wiki page
    • Adding a Table
      Click on the Table button
      Type in the number of columns and rows
      Click on Insert Table
      The table will appear
      Type in information and/or add graphics
      Add more rows or columns by clicking in the cell of your choice and then click on the small table icon next to the table
      Click on the More Options arrow next to each choice
    • Insert a movie
      Click on the Widgets button
      Click on Other HTML
      Copy the code from the embed box in You tube and pasteinto the box here
      Click Save
    • Embed other items
      Click on the Widgets button
      Click on Other HTML
      Paste the code and click Save
      Examples of other items
    • Change look and feel
      Click on Manage Wiki
      Click on Look and Feel
      Change your theme by clicking onChange or make a new theme
      Choose a Pre made theme
      Click Apply
    • Change look and feel
      Change your Colours of your Wiki Page
      Click on a colour box
      Select a colour from the colour wheel
      Click on Save when finished all colour boxes
    • Change the Logo
      Click on Manage Wiki
      Click on Look and Feel
      Click on Browsein Logo to replace the Wiki logo
      Navigate to the picture of your choice in your computer
      Click Open and Save
    • Editing your navigation Panel
      The Navigation Panel is where your Home button is
      By default your pages are added to the Navigation panel as you make them so they are not in any particular order
      If you want to organise them into headings then you will need to delete the ‘Include PageList’ widget
      Click on which is at the bottom of the Navigation panel click on press Deleteon the keyboard
      Type in a list of all of the pages, highlight each name and link it to its appropriate page by clicking on the Hyperlink button on the toolbar
      Click Add Link
      Your Pages will appear in the Navigation panelas you have listed them
    • Editing your navigation Panel
      The Navigation Panel is where your Home button is
      Widgets can be added to your Navigation Panel
      Click on ‘edit navigation’ at the bottom of the Navigation Panel
      Use the Widgets button through the Other HTML to insert page counters etc into the Navigation Panel, click Save
      The widgets will appear as ‘Other Widget’ blocks inthe Editorpage
    • Create a Table of Contents
      Table of Contents are particularly useful when you have a large amount of information on one page. You can create links that will jump to different sections.
      Click on the Widgets button
      Click on Wikispaces
      Click on Table of Contents
      Click on Embed Table of Contents
      Any links that need to be added to a Table of Contents have to be highlighted and changed to a Heading style, they will automatically be added to the Table of Contents