Documentation:Open UBC Website Toolkit Format

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What is considered as a toolkit?

Examples of Toolkits are:

  • How-to Guides
  • in-depth guide that goes beyond "Get Started"

Example of Toolkits

The format of toolkit are flexible- it can be

Example 1: OER Accessibility Toolkit

This format is more suitable for toolkit with small amount of content.

Style Guide

Below are tips for the style guide:

  • The second level headings (The "Headings" in Visual Editor, == heading == in wiki text) in the UBC Wiki will be automatically converted to "accordion tabs" when the wiki content is embedded to the open UBC site . Use second level headings when you want the accordion to show up.
  • On WordPress , the accordion will automatically open up the first accordion tab. So make sure that the

Example 2: Learn in the Open

This format is more suitable for toolkit with large amount of content

Style Guide

Below are tips for the style guide:

  • Add multimedia content (it can be video, infographics, etc) on the side
  • Split the content in to Why, How, Example (or any other appropriate heading)
  • The second level headings (The "Headings" in Visual Editor, == heading == in wiki text) in the UBC Wiki will be automatically converted to "accordion tabs" when the wiki content is embedded to the open UBC site . Use second level headings when you want the accordion to show up.

Example 3: Finding Open Textbook

This format is suitable when the resources are located outside the Open UBC site:

Creating a new Toolkit

screenshot of the toolkit
  1. Find an image for the toolkit. Each toolkits have an image background so that it roughly gives an idea about what the toolkit is about. Look for the images that goes to the new toolkit.The image needs to be larger than 220X220px and it has to be either :
    • CC-BY or CC-BY-SA (no CC-BY-ND)or
    • Public Domain/CC 0 or
    • Images are taken by yourself, and you are intending to publish under CC-BY or public domain.
  2. If the toolkit is linked to an existing page, write down the link and link to the image to the bottom of this page under "List of Toolkits" . If the toolkit is completely new (not created yet), then create the toolkit on the new wiki page, and then link it under "List of Toolkits"

List of Toolkits

Open Access

https://open-2019.sites.olt.ubc.ca/access/toolkits-access

Open Research

Open Education

Resources