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Do you have expertise, experience and knowledge in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Accessibility in the UK? Can you add this to our wiki? Please [mailto:maths-access-stem@bath.ac.uk contact us] to request a login - for quality control reasons only registered users can edit the site.  
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Do you have expertise, experience and knowledge in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Accessibility in the UK? Can you add this to our wiki? Please [mailto:E.H.Cliffe@bath.ac.uk contact us] to request a login - for quality control reasons only registered users can edit the site.  
  
 
==Links for collaborators==
 
==Links for collaborators==
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Please avoid editing forms, templates, categories and properties unless you are sure you know what will happen next! We would prefer you concentrate on sharing information!  
 
Please avoid editing forms, templates, categories and properties unless you are sure you know what will happen next! We would prefer you concentrate on sharing information!  
  
===Editing a page which already exists===
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===Small, form based edits===
  
* You do not have to make extensive edits and most pages area edited using a form to simplify matters. Each piece of information added is helpful.  
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* You do not have to make extensive edits and most pages are edited using a form to simplify matters. Each piece of information added is helpful. Even if you are not sure of the best way to communicate information please add it - others can then improve the page from there. 
* The easiest way to start editing is to find a page you can add to and either pressing accesskey e or clicking on the dropdown menu and selecting edit.  
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* The easiest way to start editing is to find a page you can add to and then click on edit. The keyboard shortcut alt-shift-& will also open a form for editing. Any problems using the forms - drop us a mail.
Any problems using the forms - drop us a mail.
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** When filling in longer text boxes you may wish to use [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting formatting] and [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Links links].
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* You can browse the [[Special:BrowseData|underlying content of the site]] or
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** Use the <!--[[General search]]-->{{#queryformlink:form=Search?useformat=desktop|link text=general search}} to find a page of interest.
  
 
===Adding new pages===
 
===Adding new pages===
  
Pages should also be added via forms. Each page has a category, below are links to some of the key categories. A link to the form to add a new member of each category is available at the top of the category page:
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Pages should also be added via forms. Each page has a category. For instance you may wish to share a [[:Category:Personal experience|Personal Experience]], [[:Category:Case study|Case study]], area of [[:Category:Development|Development]] or [[:Category:Research|Research]]. Or you could start to make additions by browsing contents already in [[Special:Categories|categories]] and then adding missing items.  
* [[:Category:Challenge]]: Defines a Challenge that a student may face
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* [[:Category:Concept]]: Defines a Concept that needs to be understood
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* [[:Category:Hardware]]: Captures information about a piece of hardware. You may also need to add a [[:Category:Technology type]].
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* [[:Category:Human support]]: Captures information about a form of human support
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* [[:Category:Process]]: Captures information about a particular process for achieving an outcome - take care to specify the '''smallest''' activity that cannot be split up further as processes can be composed together to form larger processes e.g. Writing an essay is a process made up of many smaller parts. You may also need to add a [[:Category:Process type]].
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* [[:Category:Resource format]]: Captures information about a type of resource format
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* [[:Category:Skill]]: Captures information about a particular skill which may be required
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* [[:Category:Software]]: Captures information about a piece of software. You may also need to add a [[:Category:Technology type]].
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The full data available on the Wiki can be browsed via [[Special:BrowseData|Browse Data]]. From here you will see other low level and high level categories which are used to structure the information.
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Latest revision as of 10:57, 4 September 2016


Do you have expertise, experience and knowledge in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Accessibility in the UK? Can you add this to our wiki? Please contact us to request a login - for quality control reasons only registered users can edit the site.

Links for collaborators

Please avoid editing forms, templates, categories and properties unless you are sure you know what will happen next! We would prefer you concentrate on sharing information!

Small, form based edits

  • You do not have to make extensive edits and most pages are edited using a form to simplify matters. Each piece of information added is helpful. Even if you are not sure of the best way to communicate information please add it - others can then improve the page from there.
  • The easiest way to start editing is to find a page you can add to and then click on edit. The keyboard shortcut alt-shift-& will also open a form for editing. Any problems using the forms - drop us a mail.
    • When filling in longer text boxes you may wish to use formatting and links.
  • You can browse the underlying content of the site or

Adding new pages

Pages should also be added via forms. Each page has a category. For instance you may wish to share a Personal Experience, Case study, area of Development or Research. Or you could start to make additions by browsing contents already in categories and then adding missing items.

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