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Getting Started

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Here's How to Get Started....

If you need help, there are useful links on What is Wiki


This is a collaborative project. You should begin setting up your WIKI page as a team.

After that, each team member can add to and edit the WIKI page from home.



1) Create a Page for your Project


  • gather as a team of 3-5 students
  • create a new page for your project by clicking "Create a Page" at the top right corner of the screen
  • choose a catchy and original title for your page
  • click "Edit" on the top left menu bar to begin adding text
  • as a start, list the names of your team on the page
  • Press "Save" at the bottom of the page to save before proceeding to add material and edit



2) Design Your Team's WIKI Page


  • the page you create belongs to your team, so design away... and be as creative as possible!!!
  • click "Edit" on the top left menu bar to enter edit mode
  • you should see a range of formatting options to change the size, font, and color of text
  • to upload photos, use the "Upload Files" button in the top right corner of the page (just below "Create a Page")
  • to insert photo, look for "Insert Links" on the sidebar while in edit mode, click on "Image and Files," then click on your image
  • to add link, click on the button with an infinity sign and globe while in edit mode
  • to insert videos, click on "Insert Plugin" and follow the instructions
  • if you compose online, be sure to save frequently!
  • after you save, you have to hit the "Edit" button to start working on your project again
  • there is no "Undo" button, but you can hit "Cancel" to revert to your last save


3) Add a link to the Image Gallery


  • visit the Image Gallery and press "Edit" on the top left menu bar
  • choose a spot on the page for your Group Project
  • type in the title of your team's page
  • below that, give a catchy 20-30 word synopsis
  • highlight the title of your project
  • click on "Link" on the menu bar (infinity sign by a globe)
  • the title of your page should appear; otherwise, choose the title of your page in a drop down menu 
  • next all you you do is hit okay!
  • be sure to press "Save" at the bottom of the page to save your edit!



4) Comment on 3 Other Projects


  • each student should comment on three other Group Projects
  • enter your comment in the comment box at the bottom of the page
  • your comments should be 30-50 words
  • says something you like about the Review and something that could be improved
  • rate the Review, giving it 1 to 5 stars (5 is the highest)



5) Update your Project (optional)


  • if you like, you can update your Group Project based on the comments of others



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If you ever delete the work of another student unintentionally, please contact the Professor immediately.

Alert the Professor about any inappropriate content. And it will be promptly removed.














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