WIKI IN ACTION: Beyond Classroom Limits Beyza YILMAZ Bahçeşehir  University İstanbul,2009 [email_address]
OUTLINE  <ul><li>Description of Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Project ideas  </li></ul><ul...
Who are you? I maintain my own personal or class wiki. I have posted content on a wiki. I allow my students to use wikis f...
<ul><li>“ The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unle...
What is a wiki anyway? <ul><li>a webpage consisting of three different parts and that can be edited by different users </l...
Wikipedia as the largest wiki  <ul><li>The world’s largest encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of entries in 200+ lan...
Types of Wikis WIKIS PBWIKI http://pbwiki.com WIKISPACES http://wikispaces.com WETPAINT http://wetpaint.com WIKIEDUCATOR h...
Let’s watch a video!
Why can it be a good idea to use wikis? <ul><li>asynchronous  </li></ul><ul><li>quick </li></ul><ul><li>skills required (b...
What can we do? <ul><li>allow visitors to add, remove, edit and change content  </li></ul><ul><li>link pages </li></ul><ul...
POSSIBLE USES OF WIKIS <ul><ul><ul><li>1)PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT& DIGITAL IDENTITY  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BAW 2...
Some Wikis <ul><li>Beyza’s class wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://bahcesehira1y.pbwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Website of the W...
Wiki Project Ideas <ul><li>classroom weekly newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>study guide  </li></ul><ul><li>booktalks or book/...
 
Any questions?
Thank you.  Beyza Yılmaz Bahcesehir University instructor of English İstanbul,2009 [email_address] [email_address] http:/...
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  1. 1. WIKI IN ACTION: Beyond Classroom Limits Beyza YILMAZ Bahçeşehir University İstanbul,2009 [email_address]
  2. 2. OUTLINE <ul><li>Description of Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Project ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Examples </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who are you? I maintain my own personal or class wiki. I have posted content on a wiki. I allow my students to use wikis for research. I have accessed a wiki before (including wikipedia). I have never heard of a wiki before.
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ” </li></ul><ul><li> Alvin Toffler </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is a wiki anyway? <ul><li>a webpage consisting of three different parts and that can be edited by different users </li></ul><ul><li>The name was based on </li></ul><ul><li>the Hawaiian term wiki wiki , </li></ul><ul><li>meaning &quot;quick&quot; or &quot;super-fast&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>goal: to make exchanges of ideas easier </li></ul>
  6. 6. Wikipedia as the largest wiki <ul><li>The world’s largest encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of entries in 200+ languages </li></ul>
  7. 7. Types of Wikis WIKIS PBWIKI http://pbwiki.com WIKISPACES http://wikispaces.com WETPAINT http://wetpaint.com WIKIEDUCATOR http://www.wikieducator.org
  8. 8. Let’s watch a video!
  9. 9. What can we add to a wiki page? <ul><li>unlimited pages & unlimited revisions </li></ul><ul><li>calendar & clock </li></ul><ul><li>Google gadgets and widgets </li></ul><ul><li>videos </li></ul><ul><li>slideshows </li></ul><ul><li>chatroom </li></ul><ul><li>yackpack/voice chat </li></ul><ul><li>files </li></ul><ul><li>tables </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why can it be a good idea to use wikis? <ul><li>asynchronous </li></ul><ul><li>quick </li></ul><ul><li>skills required (basic) </li></ul><ul><li>collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>editable </li></ul><ul><li>free </li></ul><ul><li>possibility to create authentic tasks </li></ul><ul><li>possibility for the students to interact using the target language </li></ul>
  11. 11. What can we do? <ul><li>allow visitors to add, remove, edit and change content </li></ul><ul><li>link pages </li></ul><ul><li>follow the changes with RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>publish our students’ projects – motivation </li></ul><ul><li>assign homework </li></ul><ul><li>enable the students to work together </li></ul>
  12. 12. POSSIBLE USES OF WIKIS <ul><ul><ul><li>1)PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT& DIGITAL IDENTITY </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BAW 2008 wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://baw-08.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beyza’s wiki </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://beyzayilmaz.pbwiki.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TEFLpedia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://teflpedia.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2)CLASS COLLABORATION </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://bahcesehira1y.pbwiki.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3)CLASS WEBSITE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>syllabus,exercises,files,resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4)PROGRAM PLANNING & SELF STUDY </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6)ELECTRONIC STORAGE SPACE (Videos, slideshows webpages, lesson plans) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Some Wikis <ul><li>Beyza’s class wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://bahcesehira1y.pbwiki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Website of the Week </li></ul><ul><li>http ://websiteoftheweek.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>CAE Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://caewords.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Village Online Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://evo08sessionscfp.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Other Class Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>http://002rwg.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http:// 0040101fall2008.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul>
  14. 14. Wiki Project Ideas <ul><li>classroom weekly newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>study guide </li></ul><ul><li>booktalks or book/movie reviews </li></ul><ul><li>creating timelines and assigning biography tasks </li></ul><ul><li>collaborative classroom story </li></ul><ul><li>error correction </li></ul><ul><li>other? </li></ul>
  15. 16. Any questions?
  16. 17. Thank you.  Beyza Yılmaz Bahcesehir University instructor of English İstanbul,2009 [email_address] [email_address] http://wikiteachinglearningtips.pbwiki.com

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