Tutorial for PBWorks

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Tutorial for PBWorks

  1. 1. PBWorks Tutorial Jen Wagner
  2. 2. Before You Begin <ul><li>WHY A WIKI?? </li></ul><ul><li>A wiki might be perfect for you if….. </li></ul><ul><li>You’re tired of waiting for IT to help set your webpage up </li></ul><ul><li>You want to increase student engagement using a safe online environment </li></ul><ul><li>You want a no-hassle way to showcase your students work online </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before You Begin <ul><li>You want to eliminate excuses of lost homework or confusion on assignments </li></ul><ul><li>You want a central location for your group to collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>You want one place to put your thoughts & files to access them from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>You want to partner with someone online and share ideas and opportunities </li></ul>
  4. 4. Create An Account <ul><li>Type in your information </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your WIKI NAME </li></ul><ul><li>Choose for EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Create My Wiki </li></ul>
  5. 5. Confirm & Security <ul><li>PB Works will send a confirmation email </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your security settings </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your editing options and accept TOS </li></ul><ul><li>Click Take Me To My Wiki </li></ul>
  6. 6. Your New Wiki
  7. 7. Editing Your Wiki <ul><li>Click on EDIT </li></ul><ul><li>You will now see the </li></ul><ul><li>editing toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Use it exactly like a word </li></ul><ul><li>processor to add in text </li></ul>
  8. 8. Look to the Right <ul><li>You are able to add links to pages in this wiki, </li></ul><ul><li>as well as images and files from your computer. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also link to images on the internet. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Adding Extras <ul><li>Click on </li></ul><ul><li>And check these tools out </li></ul><ul><li>as well. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Remember to SAVE!! <ul><li>When you are done editing your page, </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to save!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Adding New Pages <ul><li>Adding a new page to </li></ul><ul><li>A PB wiki takes just 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Steps. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Create a </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Name your page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Create page </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Adding URL’S <ul><li>You can add a link to: </li></ul><ul><li>1. A page in your wiki </li></ul><ul><li>2. A folder in your wiki </li></ul><ul><li>3. A linksite outside your wiki </li></ul><ul><li>4. An e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>You can also use the Target tab to link to specific places WITHIN your wiki. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Save Your Wiki <ul><li>Make sure you save your wiki!! </li></ul><ul><li>PB Works does save a history of your updated pages. So if you ever need to restore an older edition, you do have that option. </li></ul><ul><li>If you allow others to have editing rights, you can track their changes on pages. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Quick Options At the top right of your wiki, you will see quick navigation options to get to different areas on your wiki. The SETTINGS tab is where you can customize your wiki.
  15. 15. Settings Tab Take the time to work through the settings in order to customize your wiki both in looks and also in accessibility. User levels include:
  16. 16. Sharing Your Wiki Once you have created your wiki, you will want to share it with others. Look to your right and choose USER SETTINGS This will allow you to invite people as well as set their user rights at the same time.
  17. 17. Enjoy your wiki Whether you use your wiki for personal, classroom, or other professional work – enjoy the options that are now at your fingertips. Be sure to check out the more advanced opportunities in the Settings area such as setting up an RSS feed or using CSS to get that one of a kind look you might wish. Enjoy! And welcome to the world of Wikis!
  18. 18. PBWorks Tutorial Jen Wagner

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