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

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

 R a s h i d  A l - H i t m i


About me                                                                                            




Year of Study: 2008


Department: Freshman Engineering


My favorite activity is: Camping, but not over here in America!


3 words that describe me as a person are:

Quite, Sadless, and Authentic

3-2-1 Fitness Concepts


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

1. How to live healthy.

2. Get motivated to practice more.

3. Exercise more appropriatly.


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

1. Exercise is Good!

2. Never Ever Over Eat!


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

1. The most convenient way to lose weight.

Favorite Quote: WikiQuote:It is better for a leader to make a mistake in forgiving than to make a mistake in punishing. [1]


Favorite Youtube Video: Maz Jobrani, A comedian from Iran!


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Fun Gadget: Find one here: Google Gadgets  a Currency Converter!!


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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



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



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. Preventing and Managing Low - Back Pain : WOW! I have have just realized that everything I'm doing about my back is all wrong! thats alittle scary to know.
  2. Exercising in Hot Weather : That would be very useful back in Qatar, I will probably start making sure I do all of these.
  3. Does Fitness Matter For Children With Disabbilites : I definatly agree, I have a Disabiles brother who we always make him exercise and play.
  4. Sticking to the USDA food pyramid in college  : Well, I guess anyone could do that, but It REALLY REALLY needs a commitment, I'll try and see if I can commit to that.
  5. How to Avoid Stress in College : That's really helpful, all of the things are good to me except that of scheduling, I usually do as I go on, never liked scheduling, although it never hurts to try.






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

Comments (4)

Helena Baert said

at 7:49 pm on Oct 28, 2008

Rashid, I don't think that is your picture. You can add any image, it does not have to be a person but it should be one that you have found and one that pertains to you as a person.
Nicotine and its effect on the body = approved see Chapter 10

Rashid Al-Hitmi said

at 3:45 pm on Oct 29, 2008

I don't know who is this and how did it come on my page?!!!
i did upload my picture!!!! can you check if someone changed it or anything??

Priscilla said

at 12:32 am on Nov 12, 2008

please be 2nd author: The effects of breathing exercises on cardiorespiratory endurance in Ch 3

Priscilla said

at 1:21 pm on Dec 8, 2008

Please insert the links to your first and second author pages... you cannot receive credit for these without the links.

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