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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.

Overview

WeBWorK is an 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 DUE Division of NSF. (See: Grants, awards, and support.)

Documentation

The documentation below is organized according to the types of questions that may arise. Note that passing the cursor over the text next to the icon will show additional information.


Part 1             Information for Instructors

The most general Page for Instructors contains a list of all topics relevant for instructors. These pages outline how to use WeBWorK on a day to day basis. Some special pages are listed below.


Introduction
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Introduction
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Hosting WeBWorK courses on the MAA servers
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:Category:Instructors
Getting started
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Homework Sets
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Classlists
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Gateway Tests and Quizzes
Course Management Scoring Sending Email
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Course_Management

Part 2             Information for Students

The most general Student Information contains a list of all topics relevant for students.

There are NO WeBWorK courses on this site. Do not sign up for WeBWorK courses here.

Students using WeBWorK for their homework should not register on this site (unless they wish to help with writing development software. The course instructor can give students the URL for their WeBWorK course. Usually this is a path to a server on their campus.


Students
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Student Information
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Logging into WeBWorK Mathematical notation recognized by WeBWorK
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Completing homework online

Part 3             Information for Administrators

The Administrator's Page contains a list of all topics relevant for administrators. Topics covered include installing, upgrading, and maintaining WeBWorK installations. Some special pages are listed below.


Getting started
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Download
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Installation Manual for 2.4
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Upgrading WeBWorK
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Course Administration
Advanced
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LDAP Authentication
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Installing WeBWorK from a Live DVD
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Installing WeBWorK on Live USB
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Troubleshooting Strategies


Part 3             Information for Authors and Developers

The Authors page contains documents and examples on writing homework questions in WeBWorK's PG language.
The Developers page contains information for developers.

Authors
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Problem Authoring Background Information
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Problem Templates
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SubjectAreaTemplates
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Tagging Problems
Developers
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Coding Standards
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Setting up a Development Server
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PGLabs


Part 4             Community

The WeBWorK Consultants page contains information about consultants.


Webwork Users
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WeBWorK Sites
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Video conferences
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WeBWorK logos
Consultants and Trainers
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List of WeBWorK Consultants
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List of WeBWorK Demonstration Workshops
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Tagging Problems
Other
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Forums
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Assessment
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Using WeBWorK
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(Will be moved onto this wiki.)
Databases
GCollections of various data related to WeBWorK.
(Installations, PG macros, publications, etc.)
(Note: needs updating)
Accessibility
GMoodle course for WeBWorK accessibility issues.


Part 5             National Problem Library and Other Items

The WeBWorK Consultants page contains information about consultants.


Problem Library
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National Problem Library
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Creating Problem Sets Bugzilla
Other
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Moodle Integration
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Working Groups/Tasks
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Contributors HowToEnterMathSymbols
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