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1 Wiki Tutorial. 2 Outline of Wiki Tutorial 1) Welcome and Introductions 2) What is a wiki, and why is it useful for our work in moving forward the program.

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1 1 Wiki Tutorial

2 2 Outline of Wiki Tutorial 1) Welcome and Introductions 2) What is a wiki, and why is it useful for our work in moving forward the program shift? 3) Main elements of the wiki interface 4) Overview of key content in the P-shift wiki! 5) Exercise 1: Scavenger Hunt 6) How to use the wiki a. Join the space (if they not have done so) c.Edit existing pages d.Creating new pages e.Finding out what is new 7) Exercise 2: Practice Creating and Editing a Wiki Page 8) Discussion on expectations and needs

3 3 What is a “Wiki”? A wiki is an online space, consisting of a collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to empower communities, such as ours around the program shift, to share and build knowledge together. A well-known example of a very successful wiki is the collaborative encyclopedia “Wikipedia” (  The goal of our P-shift Wiki is to serve as a global platform for all of you who are leading the program shift in CARE to share knowledge around the program shift  The success of our wiki will depend on the contributions you make, and your commitment to visiting it to connect to and learn from others

4 4 Overview of the Wiki interface Type address into browser: Navigation Menu: Click on links to explore pages Name of the page you’re looking at Each page has a set of tabs related to editing that page (more in the slides that follow…) This tells you if you’ve signed in and if you can edit the page 4

5 5 “Page” Tab The “Page” tab enables you to view the content of the page. You can also edit the content of the page when in this tab.

6 6 “Discussion” Tab Click on the “Discussion” tab to view or post messages about a specific page Use this box to post a message. Click on links listed here to read the previously posted messages

7 7 “History” Tab Click on the “History” tab to see all previous changes made to the page. If you make a mistake editing a page, you can always revert back to a previous version through this tab. Click on any of these links to view previous versions of the page. To show you what changes were made on any previous version, any new text inserted will appear in green and any deleted text in red.

8 8 “Notify Me” Tab Once you have joined the wiki, you may click on the “Notify me” tab to sign up to be notified via email every time the page is edited. Select “all changes” from the menu if you want to be notified any time there is a change to the page or the discussions related to this page

9 9 Another way to find out what is new 1) Click on recent changes 2) The page to the right will appear with a list of all recent changes 9

10 10 Overview of Content The WHAT: If what we are trying to achieve is long-term programs, what are these programs? What are the changes we need to make to be a programmatic organization? The HOW: What are we doing to get there? RESOURCES: Resources to help us get there Systems to help us get there WIKI TIPS: Information on how to use a wiki

11 11 Some key content The WHAT: Definition and characteristics of a Program Elements of the Pathway to Long-term Programming The HOW: What are we doing to get there? See the work of the Learning Labs, Satellites and Regions RESOURCES: Resources to help us get there Look at the “yellow pages” to find out who is doing what and who to connect to

12 12 What is a Program? 12

13 13 Pathway 13

14 14 Learning Labs & Satellites

15 15 Regions

16 16 Yellow Pages: Who is who? 16

17 17 Exercise 1: Scavenger Hunt 1) What are Bangladesh’s 8 work streams for moving forward the program shift? 2) What are Allison Burden’s areas of expertise related to the program shift? 3) What are the Ethiopia’s learning questions? 4) Ubora has 12 indicators for assessing the quality of our program initiatives (Program Quality Indicators). What is Indicator #4 on the list? What else do you want to explore on the wiki?

18 18 Getting Started: Joining the Wiki 3) This will take you to a new page; Click ”join CARESHARE now” 1) Open your browser and type address: 2) Click “Join this Space” at the top of the Menu Do NOT use this “Join” link!

19 19 Joining, Part II 4) Choose a “Username” & “Password”, and fill-in your Email address 6) You will be sent an Email. Click on the link in that email to confirm your email address. 5) Add a comment telling us who you are! We need to accept you before you can edit the Wiki. You will receive a second email confirming membership approval, which will allow you to edit Wiki pages.

20 20 Joining, Part III After confirming your email address, you will be taken to the main page of CARE’s “Knowledge Sharing” website: Click on “P-shift Wiki” to return to the P-shift Wiki Home Page. If you “sign out”, and “sign in” again, you will return to this page. Remember to click on this “P-shift Wiki” link in the left menu to get back to the P-shift Wiki Home Page 20

21 21 After you have joined: Signing In 1) Type address into browser: 2) Click “Sign In” in top-right corner 3) Type in your Username & Password “Protected” sign indicates you have not logged in, and cannot make changes Remember to click the “P-shift Wiki” link on the left to go to the P-shift Wiki Home Page!

22 22 Editing pages: Overview 3) The page will become like a Word document that you can edit and the following editor bar will appear. These buttons enable you to format text Click here to insert links to other pages on the wiki or to external web pages Click here to insert photos Click here to insert tables 1) After “sign-in”, your username appears here 2) Click on the “Edit this page” button to start editing the page.

23 23 Exercise 2: Practice editing in the sandbox Click on “Wiki Tips”

24 24 The Sandbox, Getting There Click on “sandbox”

25 25 The Sandbox, Editing Click

26 26 The Sandbox, Tool Bar Clicking, allows you to type text on the page. A tool bar allows you to: format text (as in a Word document) insert pictures insert web links Preview and Save changes that you’ve made here: Editing: Inserting Text

27 27 The Sandbox, Insert Image Editing: Inserting Images 2) Click Here to Insert image 3) Click Here to find a image on your computer 4) After choosing a image, click here to insert it 1) Click in the page where you want to insert the image

28 28 The Sandbox, Insert Image 2 5) Your image should appear as one of the pictures in the panel. Double- click your image to insert it 6) Change image properties you want to center the image or add a caption

29 29 The Sandbox, Insert Image 3 7) Close 8) Don’t forget to save!

30 30 The Sandbox, Insert Link Editing: Inserting a table 2) Click here to open “TABLE” dialog box 1) Click in the page where you want to insert the TABLE The Sandbox, Insert Table

31 31 The Sandbox, Insert Link 3) Choose the numbers of rows and columns (this can be changed later) The Sandbox, Insert Table 2 4) Place cursor inside a table cell, and click on to insert rows or columns, change alignment, or delete the table 8) Don’t forget to save!

32 32 Exercise 3: Practice creating a new page and linking it to the wiki 1) Create a new Wiki page for your profile using the yellow pages template 2) Type some text 3) Insert a picture or a file 4) Link your profile page to the Yellow Pages page See slides that follow for a step by step guide for creating new pages and links

33 33 Creating a new page 1) From any page on the wiki, click on “New Page” to create a new page 2) Next, the dialogue box to the left will appear. 4) Choose “Yellow Pages Profile Template” from the pulldown menu. 3) Use your name for the name of the new page. 6) You will be taken to the new page, in “editing” mode. Type text. 7) Insert relevant tags as key words to facilitate future searching. 8) When you are done, be sure to click on “Save”! 5) Click on “Create” and the page below will appear. yellow_pages 33

34 34 The Sandbox, Insert Link Create a link to your profile page in the Wiki “Yellow Pages” 3) Find your group on the page, and place your cursor in the left box. 1) Go to the “Yellow Pages” page in the Wiki 2) Click on the “Edit This Page” button in the top right corner. 4) Click this button to create a link

35 35 The Sandbox, Insert Link 2 6) Choose the page that you just created from the pull-down menu 5) Type your name 7) Click “OK” at the top-right to generate the link (see below) 8) Next, fill in the remaining information Don’t Forget to “Save”! 35

36 36 Expectations and needs Leaders of the program shift in Learning Labs and Satellites are expected to: Generate Learning Questions and Knowledge Sharing Objectives, and upload them onto the wiki Upload their action plans and update them when necessary Use the wiki to document progress in their work and share key knowledge with others on how to move forward the shift Sign up to get notified of changes to pages that are of your interest Engage in discussions related to pages of interest Access resources to strengthen your work Comments? Needs?

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