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