Building a Course Site with PBWorks

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Building a Course Site with PBWorks

  1. 1. Creating a Course Site with PBWorks<br />Michael M. Grant<br />The University of Memphis<br />ARDLA<br />September 21, 2010<br />Michael M. Grant 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is a wiki?<br />YouTube Video<br />
  3. 3. Why wikis for course sites?<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Why PBWorks?<br />
  6. 6. Huge file space!<br />Public or private spaces.<br />No ads.<br />Easy to use.<br />There doesn’t seem to be a limit on the number of wikispaces you can have.<br />
  7. 7. Planning for an online or hybrid course<br />
  8. 8. Planning<br />
  9. 9. Introductory Pages<br />See the links on my wiki page for the full descriptions of these.<br />^<br />• Resources<br />• Sandbox<br />
  10. 10. Sandbox<br />an online environment in which code or content changes can be tested without affecting the original system<br />Image from http://www.flickr.com/photos/celinesphotographer/326629023/<br />
  11. 11. Quick Calendar<br />
  12. 12. Course Content Template<br />
  13. 13. Hands-On<br />Go to http://bit.ly/ardlaworkshop<br />
  14. 14. 0. Sign up for a free wikispace.<br />Go to https://plans.pbworks.com/signup/edubasic20<br />
  15. 15. 1. Under the “Settings” tab, choose your wikispace colors.<br />
  16. 16. 2. Edit your Frontpage.<br />
  17. 17. 3. Create a new “Syllabus” page.<br />
  18. 18. 4. Create at least one other page.<br />
  19. 19. 5. Create a course content page.<br />
  20. 20. 6. Go to your Frontpage & add links to your other pages.<br />
  21. 21. 7. Add embedded media to your pages.<br />
  22. 22. 8. Edit & add to your pages as you like.<br />
  23. 23. Michael M. Grant 2010<br />

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