Latin America Wiki
Project
How to Use Wikispaces
What is a Wiki?
 A wiki is a website that allows visitors to add,
remove, and edit information.
 Wikis are easy to use a...
How Do I Join the Wiki?
 Go to www.
http://worldgeography-latinamerica.wikispaces.com/
 Click “Join” in the upper right ...
How Do I Join the Wiki?
 Username – First name, last initial, period#
 Ex: KathleenJ2, RobertD7
 Create a password (Mak...
How Do I Join the Wiki?
OK, I Joined…Now What?
 Review the rubric on the home page
 Click on the assignment page. Make sure you
read the assignm...
How do I Add or Edit Info?
 Save your written portion in a Word
document first.
 Go to your class’ page and click on the...
How Do I Cite My Sources?
 All sources used must be cited in MLA
format. Visit www.easybib.com for help with
citations
 ...
How Do I Insert an Image?
 Save your image that you want to upload to
either a flash drive or your desktop
 While in edi...
Still Have Questions?
 Ask Mr. Cruz!
 Email: CruzTW@pwcs.edu
 Or ask me in class!
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Latin America Wiki Project

  1. 1. Latin America Wiki Project How to Use Wikispaces
  2. 2. What is a Wiki?  A wiki is a website that allows visitors to add, remove, and edit information.  Wikis are easy to use and are great for collaborative work.  It allows you to cite your sources by adding hyperlinks (website URLs) directly into your entries.
  3. 3. How Do I Join the Wiki?  Go to www. http://worldgeography-latinamerica.wikispaces.com/  Click “Join” in the upper right hand corner.
  4. 4. How Do I Join the Wiki?  Username – First name, last initial, period#  Ex: KathleenJ2, RobertD7  Create a password (Make sure you write it down or you can remember it!)  Make a wiki? No
  5. 5. How Do I Join the Wiki?
  6. 6. OK, I Joined…Now What?  Review the rubric on the home page  Click on the assignment page. Make sure you read the assignment for your class only!  Click on your class’ section of the wiki  Make your contribution to your class’ section of the wiki. You can add information or edit information you submitted.  Do not edit another students entry!
  7. 7. How do I Add or Edit Info?  Save your written portion in a Word document first.  Go to your class’ page and click on the edit button.  You can now add text and images.  Once you are done with your edit, click “save.”
  8. 8. How Do I Cite My Sources?  All sources used must be cited in MLA format. Visit www.easybib.com for help with citations  To cite your source after a sentence or paragraph, click on embed widget  Click reference, then click embed reference marker  Enter your citation in the box
  9. 9. How Do I Insert an Image?  Save your image that you want to upload to either a flash drive or your desktop  While in edit mode, click on “file”  Click “Upload Files”  Find your file and click open  Click on the file in the wikispaces menu and click upload files  Once the picture appears, you can edit its size, orientation, and add a caption.
  10. 10. Still Have Questions?  Ask Mr. Cruz!  Email: CruzTW@pwcs.edu  Or ask me in class!

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