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I am setting up a glossary page for MOOCs. I wonder where they belong in our structure ... I have referred to them from the Virtual Schools page which I have just created ... I know they are mostly relevant to Universities now but I think they can offer great opportunities for schools both as users and creators of content ...

Mair05:24, 14 December 2012

Seems like as good a place as any. I think we maybe ought to add some text encouraging folk to search rather than browsing as that may be a better strategy within a wiki and/or provide a link to an auto generated contents page (does such a thing exist?)

PeterT00:50, 17 December 2012

I think that the Categories might lead us to an automatically generated contents page ...

Mair04:10, 17 December 2012
 

By 'autogenerated contents page' do you mean a page which links to all the pages that refer to a particular thing? Category can do that. I'm pretty sure we could embed a 'what links here' list within the glossary page too. So, for example if we were on the mooc entry, we'd see all the places across the wiki moocs were mentioned?

Category pages also let us see all the pages within a particular category...depending on how the category is deployed it's probably more precise, but has lower recall (will link to fewer broadly relevant pages) than the 'whatlinkshere' option...

Sjgknight04:20, 17 December 2012

I meant a page that lists all the pages in the wiki ...

PeterT01:04, 18 December 2012

http://edfutures.net/index.php?title=Special:AllPages ? Or any category page lists pages in that category, e.g. http://edfutures.net/index.php?title=Category:BYOT ......

Sjgknight08:59, 21 December 2012

Thanks Simon - AllPages was what I wanted.

PeterT01:40, 22 December 2012