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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.

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Your class wiki

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