Create a Wiki for Your Class

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  • What you want to achieve so you can always look back on it and refocus.
  • Create a Wiki for Your Class

    1. 1. Making Your First Class Wiki With PBWorks By Paul H. Smith 2010
    2. 2. Step 1. Plan it out <ul><li>Scribble down what you want to achieve with your class wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch pages that you want to include </li></ul>Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    3. 3. Sign Up! <ul><li>http://pbworks.com </li></ul>Sign up now . Select the Free option Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    4. 4. Sign Up 2 This will be your new wiki web address Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    5. 5. Sign Up 3 Click the link to get started Then you should see this Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    6. 6. Setting Up Check your security Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    7. 7. PBWorks Screen: View Mode Navigate to Frequently used pages Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    8. 8. Similar functions to MS Word Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    9. 9. Add Students as Members Access Users Tab, Add More Users If you don’t have student email select create account for your students Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    10. 10. Add Students as Members How many students? Make access level writer You can enter names and passwords if you like or simple press continue Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    11. 11. Add Students as Members This now prints out an easy to distribute user card for students You can enter names and passwords if you like or simple press continue Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    12. 12. Student Wiki Agreements <ul><li>http://www.budtheteacher.com/wiki/index.php?title=Student_Created_Blog_Policies </li></ul><ul><li>http://butlertech.wikispaces.com/file/view/wiki+use+agreement.pdf </li></ul>Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    13. 13. Student Folders : Their Own Space Access Pages & Files Tab Add a folder for each student to keep their pages Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    14. 14. First Page Create a page Name Your Page More Options Put in in YOUR FOLDER Click Create Page Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    15. 15. Images Select Images & files tab Either Upload or Insert from URL (Most Common) URL is a web address of the image e.g. Right-Click picture from Google Images: Copy Image Location or Copy Image address Paste into Wiki Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    16. 16. Get Creative with your Wiki! Project Pages Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au Plugins : Photo slideshows, You tube, podcasts and much more! Homework online
    17. 17. Get Creative with your Wiki! <ul><li>Enjoy your Wiki experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Start small </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the students take the initiative </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] or psmith@plc.vic.edu.au </li></ul>Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    18. 18. Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    19. 19. Options Customise your Wiki Paul Smith 2010 phsmith@netconnect.com.au

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