Difference between revisions of "How do I get started in Authoring?"

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Author privileges are not automatic. Generally, before you apply, please make sure that
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* you have completed your account profile, including your portrait photograph.
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* you have experience of using Yacapaca with existing materials.
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* you have been confirmed by colleagues as being a member of a recognised educational institution.
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Most successful authors start by simply playing around in the Sandpit [http://yacapaca.com/author/agroup_index.php?agroup=1064 http://yacapaca.com/author/agroup_index.php?agroup=1064]
 
Most successful authors start by simply playing around in the Sandpit [http://yacapaca.com/author/agroup_index.php?agroup=1064 http://yacapaca.com/author/agroup_index.php?agroup=1064]
  
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*compile quizzes from the existing questions in the question bank.
 
*compile quizzes from the existing questions in the question bank.
 
 
*add your own questions and mix'n'match to create completely unique quizzes
 
*add your own questions and mix'n'match to create completely unique quizzes
  
 
Try out a few different techiques. Once you understand how the basics work, look for a an authoring group in your subject, and join that.
 
Try out a few different techiques. Once you understand how the basics work, look for a an authoring group in your subject, and join that.

Revision as of 11:34, 18 July 2013

Author privileges are not automatic. Generally, before you apply, please make sure that

  • you have completed your account profile, including your portrait photograph.
  • you have experience of using Yacapaca with existing materials.
  • you have been confirmed by colleagues as being a member of a recognised educational institution.

Most successful authors start by simply playing around in the Sandpit http://yacapaca.com/author/agroup_index.php?agroup=1064

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You will be asked to introduce yourself to the Sandpit members. Every authoring group has its own membership, so it is important to make a good initial impression on the community. Once you have done this, you are free to use all the resources in the group!

  • compile quizzes from the existing questions in the question bank.
  • add your own questions and mix'n'match to create completely unique quizzes

Try out a few different techiques. Once you understand how the basics work, look for a an authoring group in your subject, and join that.