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Week 1

Session 1

  • Introduction to WikiEducator
  • Creating an account

Week 2

Session 2

Editing Basics

Basic Text Formatting

Practicing the Basic Codes

  • Practice your edits in your "sandbox".
  • You may wish to download a pdf file on how to create a sandbox.

Using workshop pages

Newcomer Survey

Helpful Hints

New Pages and Links

Using workshop pages

  • Discuss the various ways to create and access Wikieducator's new pages on Discussions page.

Using your User Page

Week 3

Images and Media

Collaborative editing

Using workshop pages

1. Discuss Discussions page the different types of images and media allowed in Wikieducator and the importance of licensing artwork.
2. Discuss "Wiki Ethics" on Discussions page.
3. Add feedback and questions at Feedback page.

Helpful Videos

Week 4

Communication and Interaction


1. Leave a personal message on the User page of at least three different participants who have listed their user pages. To do this:
  • go to the respective user page by clicking on a blue coloured link.
  • click on the "Discussion" tab of the user page concerned (which you find at the top of the page). Add a positive comment on something you have seen on the member's user page, and if you have any ideas on how to improve the user page, offer some friendly advice.
2. If you receive a message from one of the other participants, send a reply by clicking on their user name which is displayed in the automatic signature below the message. Try and comment on something positive you have seen on their user page, and if you have any ideas on how to improve the user page offer some friendly advice.
3. In addition, you may wish to be a good wikineighbour and welcome the newest members.
4. Test the feature of adding a discussion item which relates to a content page on the wiki. Now find out another content page of interest on WikiEducator, go to its Discussion page and either start a new discussion or go through the on going discussions, and add your comments by clicking the Reply link.

Using workshop pages

5. Add feedback and questions at Feedback page.

Live Online Meeting

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Week 5

Pedagogical Templates

Read Tutorial 9 on Pedagogical Templates

Thinking about structure

Read Tutorial 10 on Thinking About Structure

Using workshop pages

1. Discuss about "Importance of structure and usage of subpages" at Discussions page.
2. Add feedback and questions at Feedback page.

Exploring Wikieducator

Group Discussions (Forums)

We use several forums to facilitate discussion around WikiEducator. Please feel free to join us! Please visit the Community Portal for a list of recent discussion topics.



  1. If you haven't done it yet, please download, complete, sign, and fax the Learning Contract to +1 604 775 8210 or scan and email to Patricia Pschlicht
  2. Ask for your WikiApprentice Level 2 Certification
  3. Become a Junior Facilitator - to improve your wiki skills and online facilitation expertise. Express your intention to your facilitator.
  4. Review the rest of the Tutorials
  5. Evaluation & Feedback

Additional resources

WikiEducator Projects and Collaborative Exchange

Policies and guidelines

  1. WikiEducator policies
  2. Using WikiEducator
  3. WikiEducator Skills Certification Policy
  4. Certification: WikiMaster-WikiBuddy-WikiApprentice Requirements