Guide on how to create a Module Wiki on Blackboard and how to make it accessible to students

Creating the Wiki

Select the relevant module from MY MODULES in Blackboard Learn

From the control panel select Module Tools and click on Wikis

Select Create Wiki

Enter a name for the Wiki and add any instructions

Update the date and time restrictions, participation and settings as appropriate

Click Submit

Making the Wiki Accessible

To make the Wiki accessible to the students you can either add a button to the menu or add a link to a content area.

To add a menu button

Select the + button at the top left of the module menu

Select Tool Link

Enter a name

Select Wikis from the Type drop down menu

Ensure the Available to users box is ticked

Click Submit

To add the Wiki to an existing content area

Select the content area from the module menu

Select Wikis from the Tools drop down menu

Select Link to a Wiki

Select the Wiki you created from the list of available Wikis

Click Next

Enter a name, text and options for the Wiki as it will appear in the content area

Click Submit

For more information on Blackboard Wikis see the Blackboard Help pages here.