Create Icons for Learning Resources

This learning resource supports you in creating icons for Wikiversity articles. Icons can be used indicate

  • learning tasks,
  • interactive visualisation,
  • application of specific software in the learning task (Geogebra constructions, spreadshet documents with sample data, ....) or
  • the theoretical background for the learning resource (e.g. the underlying concepts of Linear Regression, that learners are exposed to in the learning task with sample data)
Icon that shows that the student activity is to write a small documentation, essay or report e.g. for a learning task
SVG Icon to indicated e.g. Wiki2Reveal presentation


Learning TasksEdit

  • use existing icons in WikiCommons first in the sandbox and try a arrange a standard page for your type of learning resources you want to create for a specific topic,
  • Create an Icon in LibreOffice or InkScape and export the icon in SVG,
  • Explain, why it is an advantage to export icons in Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format in comparison to a raster format (e.g. click on the images on the right and scale them). Search a raster image (e.g. PNG format) and scale the image in same way.
  • use icons in MediaWiki templates to create a standard structure of visualisations,
  • Identify use-cases for icons and describe who they could help learners to find there way through the learning resource.
  • See also Inline Icons for Wikiversity Learning Resources and identify how you can use those icons in learning resource you contribute author.

See alsoEdit