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Etiquette hint:  At the end of posts four tildes (~) leaves a signature so we can easily track who posts info.  [[User:GreeneJR|Jimgreene]] 17:13, 25 August 2009 (UTC)
 
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 I am updating a series of Facebook lessons for beginners. At present I am developing a lesson on use of the wiki for research. I have left two comments on talk pages of articles that are woefully out-of-date. And most of the pages for new to the wiki are geared to recruiting people to contribute to the wiki, not helping them use it. I found some comments from Janell in 2011-2012 stating the same and suggesting that there should be more of an emphasis on helping people use it. I make the same plea now. We have been working with hundreds of 18-22 yr old LDS Missionaries, and they are lost with the orientation given here [[User:Klk3|Ken Knight]] 04:41, 16 February 2015 (UTC)

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Etiquette hint:  At the end of posts four tildes (~) leaves a signature so we can easily track who posts info. Jimgreene 17:13, 25 August 2009 (UTC)

 I am updating a series of Facebook lessons for beginners. At present I am developing a lesson on use of the wiki for research. I have left two comments on talk pages of articles that are woefully out-of-date. And most of the pages for new to the wiki are geared to recruiting people to contribute to the wiki, not helping them use it. I found some comments from Janell in 2011-2012 stating the same and suggesting that there should be more of an emphasis on helping people use it. I make the same plea now. We have been working with hundreds of 18-22 yr old LDS Missionaries, and they are lost with the orientation given here Ken Knight 04:41, 16 February 2015 (UTC)