Motivation and emotion/Tutorials/Wiki editing

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Tutorial 02: Wiki editing

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This is the second tutorial for the motivation and emotion unit of study.

Overview[edit | edit source]

This tutorial:

  1. teaches basic wiki editing skills
  2. introduces advanced wiki editing skills

Basic skills[edit | edit source]

  1. Golden rule: be bold Smiley.svg
  2. Edit mode
    1. Edit (visual editor)
    2. Edit source (wikitext editor)
  3. User pages
  4. Editing and publishing
  5. Text formatting: Bold, underline, italics
  6. Headings and table of contents
  7. Bullet-points and numbered lists
  8. Links:
    1. In-page
    2. Wikiversity
    3. Inter-wiki
    4. External
  9. More info:
    1. Wikitext cheatsheet: pdf1 | pdf2
    2. Wikiversity help
    3. Wikipedia editing basics (YouTube videos)

Advanced skills[edit | edit source]

Some more advanced wiki skills covered in future tutorials:

  1. Figures
  2. Tables
  3. Social contributions
  4. Thanking
  5. Undoing
  6. Watchlist
  7. Notifications
  8. Hiding content
  9. Feature boxes
  10. Quizzes
  11. Word count

Next steps[edit | edit source]

  1. Sign up for (or negotiate) a book chapter topic
  2. Develop an initial chapter plan (topic development) consisting of:
    1. main headings
    2. bullet-points about key points for each section

Recording[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Additional tutorial material
Book chapters
Lectures and tutorials