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|The [[Introduction|WeBWorK Project]] wiki is a place for WeBWorK instructors, authors, administrators and developers to collaborate.
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To join us  just '''[[Special:RequestAccount|request an account]]'''.
 
 
Once your account is approved, then you can [[Help:Editing|contribute to the wiki]] and participate in the [http://webwork.maa.org/moodle/mod/forum/index.php?id=3 forums].
 
  
 
=== What is WeBWorK? ===
 
=== What is WeBWorK? ===
  
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[[File:ExampleWebWorkProblem.png |thumb|300px|left|Example of a WeBWork Problem]]
WeBWorK is an [[License|open source]] Perl-based system for delivering individualized homework problems over the web. By providing students with immediate feedback as to the correctness of their answers, students are encouraged to make multiple attempts until they succeed. By individualizing problems, cheating is discouraged. By providing instructors with real-time statistics, lesson plans can be customized to better serve students.  WeBWorK is partially supported by the [http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=DUE DUE Division] of [http://www.nsf.gov/ NSF]. (See: [[Grants,_awards,_and_support|Grants, awards, and support]].)
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WeBWorK is a well-tested homework system for delivering individualized problems over the web. By providing students with immediate feedback as to the correctness of their answers, students can be encouraged to make multiple attempts until they succeed. With individualized problem sets, students can work together but will have to enter their own work to receive credit.  
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The instructors are provided with real-time statistics, resulting in lesson plans that can be customized to better serve students.  WeBWorK is partially supported by the [http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=DUE DUE Division] of [http://www.nsf.gov/ NSF].
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As of August 2012 there were more than 550 institutions using WeBWorK. The majority of the institutions using this homework system are located in the USA, but at least 65 schools are located in Canada and Mexico, as well as in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
  
The [[Introduction]] article and video summarize many of the key features and benefits of WeBWorK.
 
 
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== Creating Courses ==
 
 
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px"|{{projectline| A Gallery of Courses | A Gallery of Courses | Existing courses using WeBWorK Assignments|Collection.png}}
|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;"|{{projectline|Model Courses | Model Courses|Creating your own course from modules|Hallmarks of mathematical modelling.svg.png}}
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px"|{{projectline| Introduction | Introduction to WeBWorK | An [[Introduction | article and video]] summarizing many of the key features and benefits of WeBWorK.| intro_video.png }}
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;"|{{projectline|WeBWorK_Sites|WeBWorK Sites| Map of known WeBWorK Sites|Webworkmap-aug-2012-small.png}}
 
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== The WeBWorK Community ==
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== Documentation ==
 
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;background-color: #d8e0eb;"|{{projectline| A Community of users | A Community of Users | Forums, events, users, etc. |Echo-ambass-48px.png}}
|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;"|{{projectline|extlink=false|Events|Events|Upcoming WeBWorK Events (JMM-Jan 3-7) |echo-calendar-48px.png}}
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;background-color: #d8e0eb;"|{{projectline| Contribute To WeBWorK | Contribute to WeBWorK | Join this open source community |Echo-infra-48px.png}}
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;"|{{projectline|Contributors|Contributors|WeBWorK Contributors - join us! [http://webwork.maa.org/planet (blog posts)]|gartoon-credits-48px.png}}
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== Get WeBWorK! ==
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The [[Introduction|WeBWorK Project]] wiki is a place for WeBWorK instructors, authors, administrators and developers to collaborate.
  
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To join us  just '''[[Special:RequestAccount|request an account]]'''.
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;"|{{projectline|Installing_WeBWorK_from_a_Live_DVD|WeBWorK on Live Media|Ubuntu Live DVD or USB with WeBWorK pre-installed|Echo-livemedia-48px.png}}
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;"|{{projectline|Release notes for WeBWorK 2.4.9|Release Notes|[[Release notes for WeBWorK 2.4.9]], released in Dec 2010<br/>[[Release notes for WeBWorK 2.5.0]] beta |Echo-release-notes-48px.png}}
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== WeBWorK Documentation ==
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Once your account is approved, then you can [[Help:Editing|contribute to the wiki]] and participate in the [http://webwork.maa.org/moodle/mod/forum/index.php?id=3 forums].
 
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== WeBWorK Sub-Projects for Contributors ==
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We need your help!  Even if you are not a programmer, there are tons of ways you can contribute.
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== Further Resources ==
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px;"|{{projectline|Grants, awards, and support|Grants and awards|WeBWorK has received numerous grants and awards|Gtk-about-48px.png}}
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|style="width: 33%; border-width: 0px; background-color: #d8e0eb;"|{{projectline|Contact Us|Contact Us|Find the best way to contact us|User-helpdesk-48px.png}}
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Revision as of 12:45, 8 August 2012


What is WeBWorK?

Example of a WeBWork Problem

WeBWorK is a well-tested homework system for delivering individualized problems over the web. By providing students with immediate feedback as to the correctness of their answers, students can be encouraged to make multiple attempts until they succeed. With individualized problem sets, students can work together but will have to enter their own work to receive credit.

The instructors are provided with real-time statistics, resulting in lesson plans that can be customized to better serve students. WeBWorK is partially supported by the DUE Division of NSF.

As of August 2012 there were more than 550 institutions using WeBWorK. The majority of the institutions using this homework system are located in the USA, but at least 65 schools are located in Canada and Mexico, as well as in Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Collection.png
A Gallery of Courses
Existing courses using WeBWorK Assignments
Intro video.png
Introduction to WeBWorK
An article and video summarizing many of the key features and benefits of WeBWorK.
Webworkmap-aug-2012-small.png
WeBWorK Sites
Map of known WeBWorK Sites

Documentation

Echo-ambass-48px.png
A Community of Users
Forums, events, users, etc.
Gartoon-globe-48px.png
Getting started with WeBWorK
installation, etc.
User-phd-48px.png
Instructors
Resources for teachers
User-library-48px.png
Authors
Want to write some problems?
Echo-infra-48px.png
Contribute to WeBWorK
Join this open source community
User-student-48px.png
Students
Support pages for students using WeBWork

The WeBWorK Project wiki is a place for WeBWorK instructors, authors, administrators and developers to collaborate.

To join us just request an account.

Once your account is approved, then you can contribute to the wiki and participate in the forums.

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