Organizing Your Waves
It's easy for waves to get buried in your inbox, so here are some tips on organizing your waves so that your participants can find these waves easily:
Here's a short video on how to tag waves:
If you prefer a text version, you can find the same instructions here.
Here's how you create a saved search:
Here's a text-only version of creating a saved search.
If you are going to cover multiple topics or sub-topics in the class, it's a good idea to create tags for them too. You can add multiple tags to the same wave and participants can search for them in the following way: tag:classname-2010, assignments or tag:classname-2010, getting started.
Here's a video on how to search for waves:
You can use a combination of search operators to customize your search. For example,to:yourname tag:classname-2010, assignments will help you find waves with assignments you need to comment on.
Here's a list of search operators you can use in Google Wave.
Here's a quick video on locating waves sent to your group:
If you don't have a website, you can use a short URL service like http://goo.gl or http://bit.ly
Here's are some examples: