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Pbworks setup

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Pbworks setup

  1. 1. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 1. Go to www.pbworks.com and sign up for a new account. 2. Complete the email and password information and select the Basic Free Account. 3. Create an address for your wiki: www.___________.pbworks.com School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies Spring 2010 http://tdsbweb/program/ict
  2. 2. 4. Complete the next step of the wiki process by selecting either Anyone, (open to the Public), or only open to those who are invited or approved. Check off the Terms of Service Agreement and then click on Take me to my Workspace. 6. This process will take you to the front page of your wiki. Click on the Edit button to get started. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 7. Enter in your text. Whenever changes are made, click on the SAVE button in the bottom left-hand corner! School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies Spring 2010 http://tdsbweb/program/ict
  3. 3. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 8. To add another page, click on Create a Page in the top right hand corner. You must be on the View tab to have this menu available. 9. Name your new page and then press Create new page beside the title. You may choose to use a template, or a simple blank page, no template. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 10. To link your pages together, click on the Insert Link button and use the drop down menu to link to the different pages within your wiki School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies Spring 2010 http://tdsbweb/program/ict
  4. 4. 11.Enter your information and use the toolbar to format your entry. The toolbar works exactly like Microsoft Word, or Appleworks. It has the most popular fonts, and the sizing is by xx-small to xx-large. Always remember to save! 12. To insert a file or an image, (jpeg, gif etc…), click on Images and Files, Browse and then navigate to your file or image. When you have the correct file/ image, click on the Upload button. Tip: To turn text into a link, highlight the text, then click on a page or file from the list above. 13. To insert a Plugin – Click on the Insert Plugin on the Toolbar. Follow the wizard to insert a calendar, or if you School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies want a Google Spring 2010 Gadget make sure http://tdsbweb/program/ict to copy and paste the provided code in the HTML box!
  5. 5. Settings 1. To view your settings make sure to click on the View tab and then Settings at the top. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 2. When in the Settings, you can make changes to your wiki by clicking on the different links in the left-hand side-bar. Remove Format HTML source code To invite people into your wiki, enter their email addresses and then use the drop-down menu to determine their level of editing. Writer is the recommended default. School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies Spring 2010 http://tdsbweb/program/ict
  6. 6. QuickTimeª and a New decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Feature! School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies Spring 2010 http://tdsbweb/program/ict
  7. 7. Classroom Accounts Students can be added to your wiki without email addresses – simply follow the 4 step process: 1. Click on the link create accounts for your students. 2. Enter the number of accounts you need and the permission levels you would like the students to have: Reader, Writer, or Editor. Up to 99 accounts can be created per workspace. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies Spring 2010 http://tdsbweb/program/ict
  8. 8. 3. Fill in student names, or leave it blank and pbwiki will do it for you! 3. Confirm your accounts as they cannot be changed! 4. Print out your accounts and distribute them to your students! School Services – Program: ICT, e-Learning & Computer Studies Spring 2010 http://tdsbweb/program/ict
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