On Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Yan Seiner <yan(a)seiner.com> wrote:
I've been working on a wiki for a company. We are
putting all their user
manuals in wiki format. Company personnel have been involved with the
content and presentation but not with the nuts-and-bolts of the editing.
I've been asked to put together a class / training session for the company
on using the wiki. These are technical people (engineers, designers,
mechanics) and their tech knowledge is high, but they really don't have any
experience with editing and maintaining wiki articles.
I'm sure I'm not the first to do this, so in the best tradition of the
Internet, I am looking for any tutorials or lesson plans I could use as a
I've already compiled a list of the mediawiki/Help pages and wrote up the
documentation of my own tweaks; what I need is the basics, introduction,
examples, and so on to help me structure the class.
There's always Jon Udell's classic Heavy Metal Umlaut
well as this
one <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNBahdIAzFo> created by the Mises
Institute as an introduction to its wiki. You might model your approach on
one of those. Perhaps Wikiversity's MediaWiki
expansion, but I've had trouble figuring out what to write,
given that there are already so many how-tos out there on the topic.