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Once your Wikiz instance starts to grow you will find that you may want to re-organize your content. Within Wikiz there are two options for moving content around; Either you can move pages and chapters individually or you can sort entire books. Note that to m...
Blocks for internal and external artefacts are used to compose portfolio pages and group pages. Content of blocks can be shown on a page immediately, or just the block’s heading can be displayed. The retractable blocks allow you to be more flexible in what ...
Nothing is public by default. Your profile page, which you can leave empty, is only viewable to those in the same institution but can be made public. Search engines cannot index your eportfolio unless it is made public. You can create a portfolio using the co...
What is Folioz?
If you’re wondering what Folioz or an ePortfolio is, why you might want one and what it can do for you, then read on. You’re about to find out. At the simplest level, Folioz is two things: an ePortfolio and a social networking system combined. An ePortfolio...
Folioz is built with Mahara, an open source e-portfolio application. With Folioz, you control which items and what information within your portfolio other users see. Such items and information are termed artefacts. To facilitate this access control, all art...
The Menu and Tool Bars The functionality and support options are subdivided into six main menus, which are to be found in the top menu bar. The first one is File, and the functionality associated with this menu is explained in Part 1: Working with Files...
Creating custom libraries Although Diagramz provides an extensive set of default libraries, there may be times when you would like to use symbols that are not provided. Provided you are able to locate and use the relevant symbols, you can incorporate them ...
The principles of storing information within Wikiz is based of the ideas of a normal stack of books. Just like normal books, Wikiz books can contain chapters and pages. You start off by creating a book which acts as the highest level of categorization. Ideally...
Collaborative Presentation Editing
Presentation Editor offers you the possibility to work at a presentation collaboratively with other users. This feature includes: simultaneous multi-user access to the edited presentation visual indication of objects that are being edited by other users ...
Accordion Create vertically stacked expandable items Agamotto Create a sequence of images that gradually change Arithmetic Quiz Create time-based arithmetic quizzes Audio Recorder Create an audio recording...
If you're making a post belonging to a wider subject, it might be worth adding a "hashtag" to it. This can be done simply by writing in the post a # sign followed by a phrase, e.g. #introductions (which is popular on mastodon.social for new users to introduce ...
Boosts and Favourites
You can favourite another user's toot by clicking the star icon underneath. This will send the user a notification that you have marked their post as a favourite; the meaning of this varies widely by context from a general "I'm listening" to signalling agreeme...
The most basic way to interact with Streamz is to make a text post, also called a Toot. In order to toot, simply enter the message you want to post into the "What is on your mind?" text box in the Compose column and click "TOOT". There is a limit of up to 500 ...
In order to post an image, simply click or tap the "image" icon in your Compose column and select a file to upload. You can also simply drag and drop your image from your desktop into the text box of your Compose column. You can select the "Hide Media" bu...
Following Other Users
Following another user will make all of their toots as well as other users' toots which they boost appear in your Home column. This gives you a separate timeline from the public timelines in which you can read what particular people are up to without the noise...
When someone follows your account or requests to follow you, mentions your user name, or boosts or favourites one of your toots, you will receive a notification for this. These will appear as desktop notifications on your computer (if your web browser supports...
Monitor communications at a glance.
Overview and fast access to the most important information. Any new activities or posts that might interest you will be displayed here.
Don't lose track of things! This icon will keep you informed of activities and posts that concern you directly.
The account menu gives you access to your private settings and allows you to manage your public profile.
ClassCraft is the ClassCloud Minecraft server.
Folioz is a SSHRC funded research platform and is powered by Mahara. Mahara is provided freely as open source software (under the GNU General Public License). What makes Folioz different from other ePortfolio systems is that you control which items and what...
Diagramz is a graphical editor allowing students and Teachers to build schematics, wireframes, charts, mindmaps of any kind.
You can share one or more files and folders on your computer, and synchronize them with our Folderz server. Place files in your local shared directories, and those files are immediately synchronized to the server and to other devices using the Nextcloud Deskto...
Streamz is a micro-blogging platform designed to teach k12 students social networking. Streamz is built on the open source software Mastodon with two views, or ways to use Streamz. The "familiar" view is based on the Twitter user interface and the "fediverse" ...
Git like a Pro
Content for this wiki is adapted from the Pro Git book, written by Scott Chacon and Ben Straub and published by Apress. https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2 Licence This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unport...
Sharing your ePortfolio
When you have created portfolio pages (and collections), you may wish to share them with others, e.g. to receive feedback.
Adding RSS/ATOM Feeds
Embedding Third Party Content
This chapter will be about getting started with Git. We will begin by explaining some background on version control tools, then move on to how to get Git running on your system and finally how to get it set up to start working with. At the end of this chapter ...
This is the most important menu and will probably be the one you use most often!Access all the spaces you have joined and create new spaces here.