Wikis In Education By: Maureen Selleroli Media Specialist
Wiki Project Ideas Classroom weekly newsletter: Teachers can use a wiki to keep students and parents up to date on what is going on in the classroom. The weekly newsletter can be edited and modified by either teacher or student.
Wiki Project Ideas Study guides for any subject: Teachers and/or students can edit and modify content for study guides for a particular unit or lesson of study.
Wiki Project Ideas Group projects that can be set to private: Students can create collaborative projects without needing each others private log in password or username.
Wiki Project Ideas Booktalksor book reviews: Teachers and students can write book reviews or book talk about a certain title to generate reading interests.
Wiki Project Ideas Battle of the Book questions: students can write comprehensive questions that others can use to review, refresh, and study for the Battle of the Books.
Wiki Project Ideas Technology instruction step by step page: a webpage can be created to instruct users on how to use technological software and hardware.
Wiki Project Ideas Collaborative classroom story: Teachers can post a writing prompt that students can then add to create a classroom story.
More Ideas Project wiki - Students can use a wiki to develop research projects, with the wiki acting as ongoing documentation of their work. Wikis can be used to map concepts: they are useful for brainstorming, Tutor can publish course resources like syllabus and handouts, and students can edit and comment on these directly Knowledge repository - Wikis can be used for students to add summaries of their thoughts from the prescribed readings, building a collaborative annotated bibliography. Presentation tool – Students can use the wiki to present their results, use it as evidence for personal development planning
Course evaluation tool - Wikis are being used for course evaluation Wikis are tools for group authoring module wiki - where you will be working with all students on the module. group wiki - where you will be working in separate groups and will only be able to see the wiki activity associated with the group you have been assigned to. personal wiki - where you will be working on your own and only ALs and staff will only be able to see your wiki contributions.