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One stop shopping for digital resources pulling it all together with a wiki

One Stop-Shopping for Digital Resources—Pulling it all Together with a Wiki

Anita Able

Media Library

Shawnee Mission USD #512

February 18, 2008


What is a wiki

What is a Wiki?

  • "Wiki" is a Hawaiian word for "fast”

  • aka "What I Know Is“

    “A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content, using a simplified markup language. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. “ (Oxford English Dictionary, retreived from Wikipedia on 2/4/09, 9:58 AM)


Or more simply

Or more Simply……

WebPages

for

Dummies!


Getting started

Getting Started

  • (Free) Wikis

    • Pbwiki www.pbwiki.com

    • Wikispaces www.wikispaces.com

    • ZOHOwiki http://wiki.zoho.com

  • Sign up!

  • Settings/Access

    • Join this wiki

    • Recent wiki updates


Creating a front page

Creating a Front Page

  • Headings

  • Fonts

  • Format

  • Color

  • Appearance


Cool stuff

Cool Stuff!

  • Undo!

  • Links

  • (Plug-ins)

  • (not so cool) Autosave

  • And, for the Super Techno-Nerds…..

    • (Source)


Now let s play

Now Let’s Play!


Pulling it all together

Pulling it all together

  • Identify your resources

  • Identify your audience

  • Organize!

    • Curriculum Topics

    • Curriculum Standards

    • Educational level

    • Media Source

    • Media type/format

    • Personal preferences/priorities


Navigation

Navigation

  • Internal links

  • External links

  • Navigation within page

  • Return to top


Organization

Organization

  • What goes where?

  • Color coding

  • When to start a new page

  • Customization


Copying and cutting and pasting oh my

Copying, and Cutting, and Pasting, Oh My!

  • And now the adventure begins…….


Wrap up

Wrap up

  • Questions?

    Anita Able

    Media Library

    Shawnee Mission School District

    [email protected]

    913-993-8717


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