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Learn how to use Alcamy to reinforce your self-learning, covering the topics from creating a new quiz to contributing to a library.
Matt Podolak
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What can I do on Alcamy
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Learn something new with Alcamy
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Introduction to Topics
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Introduction to Quizzes
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1. What can I do on Alcamy
An introduction to Getting Started with Alcamy
  • Contribute to a Topic within the Library
    Become a contributor to a topic within the library. You can contribute resources, text posts, or videos, to various sections within a topic. After being reviewed by our moderators they will be added in.
  • Create a Quiz
    You can create quizzes on Alcamy to reinforce your self-learning. You can review quizzes and topics you've made within the quizzes tab. The course/subject for a question determines the main category of the quiz, you can segregate questions into sub-categories called a "topic under your course".
  • Create a Topic
    You can create topics on Alcamy. These act as an aggregate of different related sections, containing text, article, and video resources. For example this topic is "Getting Started with Alcamy", this section is "What can I do on Alcamy". In the future you will be able to attach quizzes within a section of a topic
Karma
This is our way of rewarding self-learners and those who contribute to curating knowledge on Alcamy.
  • How to earn more Karma?
  • Creating and teaching new topics
  • Contributing resources to new topics
  • Getting involved in discussions
  • Adding items to your Todo
  • Why should I earn more Karma?
  • Showcase your karma on your profile and standout wherever you go on Alcamys
  • Users with high karma are listed higher in activity feeds. i.e. Gain more exposure
  • Better chances at winning giveaways
  • As Reddit puts it: don't set out to accumulate karma; just set out to be a good person, and let your karma simply be a reminder of your legacy.
  • 3 steps to successful self-learning with Alcamy. 🤔
    Alcamy curates the most relevant learning resources under each available topics. Find something you're interested in.
    Browse around the topic and add all the resources your interested in (or the highest voted ones) to your Todo list.
    Then work through your list on your own time. We'll even make sure you follow through with a friendly notification if you fall behind.