Great resource

Fragment of a discussion from Talk:LitGloss
Jump to: navigation, search

We've waited long enough...Alliteration has definitely gone astray. I added Acronym, by copying the code from Alliteration, with a few revisions (you'll have to fix it up). Acronym is listed and still no Alliteration.

So I posted to the WikiEducator Google list asking for the tech members to take a look. They've passed the problem on to the Tech Group. Rob Kruhlak said that he'd "seen similar strange behaviour that had persisted for over a month."

Hopefully someday Alliteration will turn up.


ASnieckus (talk)15:41, 12 December 2009

Thanks Alison. That's awesome. Hopefully someone will be able to tell us why it's not coming up correctly. Either that or, like you say, perhaps it will just magically show up on it's own! I expect that having most of the rest of the entries categorised will be a big help.

HamishC (talk)09:47, 21 December 2009


Not sure how it happened, but I noticed that the Alliteration page is now displayed in the category. Don't know how it got fixed, but I did post a note of thanks to our Tech Group. Our work is done here, and all we did was wait :).

Good luck with the glossary.


ASnieckus (talk)04:21, 24 January 2010

Ace! I love it when things fix themselves. Thanks for the help with this Alison.

Mark Osborne tells me we can now embed sound and video files too. Time to get some example shots for the film techniques added, awesome! Hoping to get some students here contributing to the litgloss next term too.

HamishC (talk)15:53, 31 March 2010

I think it fixed itself. Agree, it's wonderful that we can easily add video.

Great idea to get your students involved. I'm thinking along the same lines. I teach an intro stats class. They will be doing a pretty open-ended class project at the end of the year (starting in about a month). A few weeks ago, I showed them the film A vision of students today, by Michael Wesch and his spring 2007 students. In our discussion afterwards, I suggested that a good way to combat the irrelevancy of education today is for students to help generate the content, So, one option for a final project is to leave a legacy, that is, create something to help others learn statistics (a lab, an applet, video explanations...).

We now have the option to use the Rich Editor for editing purposes. I think many digital natives would find this pretty intuitive and might not even need much training. But there is training available, WikiEducator Rich Text Editor Tutorials, if needed.


ASnieckus (talk)05:37, 6 April 2010