Note: It is not possible to create individual Wikis for students. For the creation of group wikis refer to the guide Create a Group Wiki. 

  1. From the Control Panel select Course Tools > Wiki.

click on the wiki link

Wiki information

  1. Click on the Create Wiki button.
  2. Enter a name for the wiki in the Name textbox.
  3. Enter instructions for the students in the Description textbox.

populate wiki information

Wiki Date and Time Restrictions

Set these if required. i.e. If the wiki is an assessment task you may need to restrict when it is available to students.

  1. Leave the Wiki Availability setting as Yes.
  2. If required, select the Display After checkbox and enter the date using the Date Selection Calendar and enter the time using the Time Selection Menu.
  3. If required, select the Display Until checkbox and enter the date using the  Date Selection Calendar and enter the time using the Time Selection Menu.

wiki time restructions

Wiki Participation

  1. Wiki participation can be limited to editing and/or commenting.

Note: Student access can be changed at any time.

  1. Closed to Editing:  Select this option when you are the only one contributing pages or to disallow further page editing by users, such as when you want to grade the wiki pages.  You can still view wikis when you select Closed to Editing.
  2. Open for Editing:  Allows users to modify any wiki page.  In a group wiki a user must be a member of the group to edit a wiki page.
  3. Select the Open to Editing and Open to Commenting radio button.

wiki participation

Wiki Settings

  1. Select Grade radio button if the item is an assessment task.
  2. Enter the mark the assessment it is out of in the Points possible textbox.
  3. Select the Due Date radio button to populate the due date of the assessment task.

wiki participation


Note: Refer to the Rubric tool page for instructions on how to set up a rubric.

  1. Click on the Add Rubric button.
  2. Select Select Rubric from the drop down list.

select rubric

  1. Check the checkbox of the required rubric.
  2. Click on the Submit button.

click on submit

  1. Click OK, if you want the points possible for the blog to be the same as the total mark for the rubric. OR
  2. Click Cancel and enter the mark the task is out of in the Points possible textbox.

Note: The values of rubric cells will be automatically changed so the rubric totals the mark entered in the Points possible textbox.

click on the ok button

  1. Click on the show rubric button and select Yes (With Rubric Scores) button.
  2. Click on the Submit button.