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Wiki Assignment 1 Navigating your way around the wiki (20 Points)

Due: MWF class: 10/24, TT class: 10/23

 Olivia Lassiter 


About me


Year of Study: Freshman


Department: Kinesiology


My favorite activity is: traveling with friends


3 words that describe me as a person are: honest, determined, caring

3-2-1 Fitness Concepts


3 things I would like to learn more about in this class:

1. staying fit

2. best ways to burn fat

3. how to get something out of a workout


2 topics I already know something about (in the area of fitness/wellness):

1. basic nutrition

2. anatomy


1 Topic that I would like to do some research about:

1. different types of diets

Favorite Quote: I get by with a little help from my friends. The Beatles [1]


Favorite Youtube Video: First Wedding Dance

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Wiki Assignment 2: Research First Author (30 Points)

Due: MWF class: 11/05, TT class: 11/06

Create an article of your choice!

  1. Chose a topic that you are interested in!
  2. Make sure the topic is specific! (not too broad e.g. health = broad, healthy snacks = specific)
  3. Make sure the topic is not already on the list of the front page (Research topics MUST be approved during computer workshop)
  4. Do some research on your topic
  5. Create a new page and give it a catchy title
  6. Add your name as first author to the page
  7. Find information and paste it in the page
  8. Read the text and change it so you paraphraze the sentences (putting it in your own words)
  9. Make the article attractive and readable by:
    1. using bullets/lists not essay text
    2. use pictures
    3. use youtube informative videos
    4. format page and use headings
  10. Reference everything accordingly using a footnote
  11. Have at least 3 references: 1 from the book, 2 from other sources
  12. Add a link to this section of your personal page


 Exercising after knee surgery

Wiki Assignment 3: Research Second Author (30 Points)

Due: MWF class: 11/19, TT class: 11/20


Second Author Article (Should take you between 30-60 min)

  • Add your name to an article as second author
  • Add a link to this page (your personal wiki page)
  • Read article and check/correct spelling/grammar
  • Re-write so article is readable and straight forward (too short/long/text vs bullets)
  • Check references / footnotes
  • Format headings
  • Check pictures/videos (make sure they have a title and explain them
  • Enhance the article by adding your own perspective!
  • Add one piece of information that would be beneficial for the reader


 Weight machines vs free weights

Wiki Assignment 4: Reading and commenting (20 Points)

Due: MWF class: 12/03, TT class: 12/04


Read and Comment on 5 articles on the wiki

Add links to your personal page in this section + add a comment / reflection on each page you have read (what surprised you? What did you learn?)

  1. Benefits of Flexibility- I didn't know that some of the most common stretches are actually bad for you.
  2. How to maintain weight in college- I didn't realize that people who get more sleep are healthier.
  3. The importance of water-I had no idea that you lose pints of water just by breathing.
  4. Designing you own exercise program-I didn't know that lifestyle physical activity helped control blood pressure.
  5. Eating out the healthy way-I had no idea you could ask the restaurants to do any of that.






  1. http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Friendship

Comments (2)

Priscilla said

at 1:16 pm on Oct 29, 2008

love your video!

Priscilla said

at 12:28 am on Nov 12, 2008

please be 2nd autho to: Weight machines vs free weights in Ch. 4

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