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*This will take you to the wiki settings page titled "Adding a new wiki". All settings may expanded by clicking the "Expand all" link top right.
 
*This will take you to the wiki settings page titled "Adding a new wiki". All settings may expanded by clicking the "Expand all" link top right.
 
*In an existing wiki, the wiki settings can be found by clicking the Edit dropdown. With the Boost theme, additional options are available by clicking on the wiki and then clicking the gear menu.
 
*In an existing wiki, the wiki settings can be found by clicking the Edit dropdown. With the Boost theme, additional options are available by clicking on the wiki and then clicking the gear menu.
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*Give your wiki a name and description. (The description may or may not be compulsory depending on your admin's settings.) Check the box if you want the description to appear on the course page.
  
==General==
 
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|[[File:addnewiki.png|thumb|General settings expanded by default]]
 
|}
 
 
===Wiki name===
 
*The name you give to your wiki here will appear as the link on the course page for your students to click.
 
 
===Wiki description===
 
*Explain the purpose of your wiki here. (This description may or may not be compulsory depending on your admin's settings.)
 
====Display description on course page====
 
 
If this box is checked, then the description you added above will appear with the wiki link on the course page.
 
  
 
===Wiki mode===
 
===Wiki mode===
*Choose between "Individual wiki" where each student gets their own, or "Collaborative wiki" where students work together on a single wiki.
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*Choose between "Individual wiki" where each student gets their own, or "Collaborative wiki" where students work together on a single wiki. (Group mode may also be used along with a collaborative wiki.)
 
===First page name===
 
===First page name===
 
*The name you add here will form the first page of your new wiki. It is a required field and once  a name has been entered,it can't be changed.
 
*The name you add here will form the first page of your new wiki. It is a required field and once  a name has been entered,it can't be changed.
  
==Format==
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==Wiki formats==
(These settings are collapsed by defaul)
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*Set the default type of editing your wiki will use.If you are at all unsure, select HTML. Chooose from:
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**HTML - editing using the normal text editor such as [[Atto]]
|[[File:wikiformat25.png|thumb|Wiki format settings expanded]]
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**Creole - a popular wiki editing language.
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**NWiki - a wiki editing language similar to Mediawiki.
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Note: Creole and Nwiki have the same toolbar but slightly different syntax. See [[Creole format]] and [[Nwiki markup]]
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[[File:WikiFormat.png]]
  
===Default format===
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*Check "Force format" if you want to control the format your learners will use.
*Set the default type of editing your wiki will use. Chooose from
 
**HTML - editing using the normal text editor
 
**Creole - a popular wiki editing language. If this is selected, a small editing toolbar will appear.
 
[[File:creolenwiki.png]]
 
**NWiki - a wiki editing language used in the contributed NWiki module.
 
  
===Force format===
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==Other settings==
If you check this box then students cannot choose their own method of editing the wiki.
 
==Common module settings==
 
See [[Common module settings]]
 
==Restrict access/Activity completion==
 
(These settings are collapsed by default)
 
  
These settings are visible if [[Conditional activities]] and [[Activity completion]] have been enabled in the site and the course.
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See [[Common module settings]], [[Restrict access]] and [[Activity completion]]. (Note that activity completion for a wiki is 'require view' only.) Wikis may be [[Tags|tagged]] and have [[Competencies|competencies]] attached to them.
  
 
==Locally assigned roles==
 
==Locally assigned roles==
  
In ''Administration> Wiki administration > Locally assigned roles'' selected users can be given additional roles in the activity.
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Selected users can be given additional roles in the wiki activity from the Locally assigned roles link from the gear menu in the wiki (Boost theme) or, for other themes, from ''Administration> Wiki administration > Locally assigned roles''.
  
==Wiki permissions==
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==Wiki capabilities==
  
Role permissions for the activity can be changed in ''Administration > Wiki administration > Permissions''.
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Role permissions for the activity can be changed from the Permissions link in the gear menu within the wiki (Boost theme) or, for other themes from Administration>Wiki administration>Permissions.
  
 
[[fr:Ajouter/modifier un wiki]]
 
[[fr:Ajouter/modifier un wiki]]

Latest revision as of 11:12, 8 March 2018


Adding a wiki

  • With the editing turned on, in the section you wish to add your wiki, click the "Add an activity or resource" link (or, if not present, the "Add an activity" drop down menu )and choose Wiki.
  • This will take you to the wiki settings page titled "Adding a new wiki". All settings may expanded by clicking the "Expand all" link top right.
  • In an existing wiki, the wiki settings can be found by clicking the Edit dropdown. With the Boost theme, additional options are available by clicking on the wiki and then clicking the gear menu.
  • Give your wiki a name and description. (The description may or may not be compulsory depending on your admin's settings.) Check the box if you want the description to appear on the course page.


Wiki mode

  • Choose between "Individual wiki" where each student gets their own, or "Collaborative wiki" where students work together on a single wiki. (Group mode may also be used along with a collaborative wiki.)

First page name

  • The name you add here will form the first page of your new wiki. It is a required field and once a name has been entered,it can't be changed.

Wiki formats

  • Set the default type of editing your wiki will use.If you are at all unsure, select HTML. Chooose from:
    • HTML - editing using the normal text editor such as Atto
    • Creole - a popular wiki editing language.
    • NWiki - a wiki editing language similar to Mediawiki.

Note: Creole and Nwiki have the same toolbar but slightly different syntax. See Creole format and Nwiki markup

WikiFormat.png

  • Check "Force format" if you want to control the format your learners will use.

Other settings

See Common module settings, Restrict access and Activity completion. (Note that activity completion for a wiki is 'require view' only.) Wikis may be tagged and have competencies attached to them.

Locally assigned roles

Selected users can be given additional roles in the wiki activity from the Locally assigned roles link from the gear menu in the wiki (Boost theme) or, for other themes, from Administration> Wiki administration > Locally assigned roles.

Wiki capabilities

Role permissions for the activity can be changed from the Permissions link in the gear menu within the wiki (Boost theme) or, for other themes from Administration>Wiki administration>Permissions.