Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Online Today 9/27

Hi folks. I am out sick today, so we will have an online assignment this week. It will be posted a little later today, Check back here for updates. 

Monday, September 19, 2016

Week Two: More Wikipedia

If today is your first day in class, you are in for a wee bit of a surprise, so buckle up and get ready for the learning curve to set in. 

From Last Time

  1. Google Account
  2. Wikipedia Account
  3. Take the Training (see below for Week One and the link)
This Week
  1. New People?
  2. General Questions and Issues?
  3. Sign-in sheet and Usernames (Google and Wikipedia)
  4. Seating Chart Check
  5. Project Overview and Wikipedia: Caldecott and Newbery Awards )or others as approved). Your subjects must relate to children's, adolescent, or young adult literature (authors or works).
  6. Post a response to the questions using the "Comments" function below. 
  7. Wikipedia: Visual Editor and the Code
  8. Wikipedia: Basic Editing and the Sandbox
  9. Wikipedia: Group Preview Editing Activity 1 (last semester's projects).
  10. Basic Internet Research and Google.
  11. Internet Research and composition of the author or book stub as assigned (in your Wikipedia Sandbox). 
Next Time: 
  1. Google Drive
  2. Citing Sources on Wikipedia
  3. Internal Linking
  4. Categories
  5. Project Banners
  6. Stub Article 1 Workshop
  7. Stub Article 2 begins

9/20 Today!
9/27 Stub articles
10/4 No Classes
10/11We do not meet: Online Only: Check here for the assignment.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Week One: Wikipedia

Course Overview
Wikipedia and Gmail Accounts

Wikipedia Training HERE (45 minutes more or less). You must be logged in to Wikipedia and complete the training in one session. It will NOT save your work until you finish.