Tuesday, March 15, 2011

PBWorks Guide

Using PBWorks

PBWorks.com allows you to create a type of website called a 'wiki'. This can be a useful way to create a website, especially when collaborating with others. They also allow you to upload files (including Hot Potatoes activies and audio files) in a way that others can access directly.
To get started, follow the instructions below.

Go to https://my.pbworks.com/?p=create and fill out the basic information

Check your amil and click on the link including in the email.
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You will be taken to a page that includes...
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Click on 'Create a workspace'.

Find Basic/Free at the bottom of the page and click 'select'.
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Choose the address for your wiki. Select 'For Education' and check 'I agree...'. Then click 'next'.
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Allow anyone to view your workspace, check 'I agree...' and Take me to my workspace.
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You can then 'create a page', upload files, 'edit' the page, or use the navigation to see default pages or pages that you created.
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When you click upload files, you'll see a list of files you're already uploaded.
Click on one of those files and then click the 'Download' tab.

You will be able to see your page, and copy the URL to post it to your blog.

Additional Help Material at:
PBWorks Getting Started

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