Documentation:Blackboard Learn Support Resources/create wiki

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Creating Wikis

Wikis allow course members to collaboratively contribute to and edit pages of course-related materials. Follow these instructions to create a course wiki. Only Instructors can create wikis, but anyone can create and edit pages in a wiki.

Enable ‘Edit Mode’ and click ‘Course Tools’ in the Control Panel.

Click ‘Wikis’ to see a list of all wikis in the course.

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Click ‘Create Wiki’.

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Give the wiki a name and description

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Set the Wiki Availability.

Ensure that students have access to editing and commenting.

Edit the grading settings.

Click ‘Submit’.

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Your new wiki will be listed alphabetically.

  • Click the title of your new wiki to add the first page, which will be the Home Page of the wiki.
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Give the Home Page a name and enter a description or instructions into the Content Editor.

  • Click ‘Submit’.
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To enable student access to the wiki, you should create a link in the Table of Contents.

  • Click the ‘+’ in the top left corner and choose ‘Tool Link’.
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Give the link a name, chose ‘Wikis’ in the ‘Type’ dropdown menu.

  • Check the box to make the link available to users.
  • Click ‘Submit’.
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The link will be shown to students in the Table of Contents.

  • Use the yellow handle on the left side of the link to drag the link to a new position.
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If you have questions, please contact