Kent State University SLIS, February 12-13, 2010 Using Web 2.0 Principles to Become Librarian and Educator 2.0   WIKIS
Instructor: Brian C. Gray <ul><li>Head of Reference  </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian: Engineering, Mathematics, & Statistics <...
Getting to Know Wikis <ul><li>Types of wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Using a wiki </li></ul><u...
Commoncraft Videos <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY </li></ul>
Wiki – Features <ul><li>Collaborative writing environment in the form of a web page. </li></ul><ul><li>Article </li></ul><...
Wiki - Uses <ul><li>FAQ </li></ul><ul><li>History of </li></ul><ul><li>Subject guide </li></ul><ul><li>Community portal </...
Wiki vs Traditional Webpages <ul><li>Pages still link to other pages, but… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Open” editing </li></ul><ul...
Wiki Challenges <ul><li>Training or strong instructions needed to participate </li></ul><ul><li>Not as hard as coding a we...
Wikipedia: Heavy metal umlaut <ul><li>Video: http://jonudell.net/udell/gems/umlaut/umlaut.html </li></ul>
http://pbworks.com/
Wiki Examples <ul><li>See http://www.squidoo.com/library2point0/ </li></ul>
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Using Web 2.0 Principles to Become Librarian and Educator 2.0 - Wikis

  1. 1. Kent State University SLIS, February 12-13, 2010 Using Web 2.0 Principles to Become Librarian and Educator 2.0 WIKIS
  2. 2. Instructor: Brian C. Gray <ul><li>Head of Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian: Engineering, Mathematics, & Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University </li></ul><ul><li>Work email: bcg8@case.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Work phone: 216-368-8685 </li></ul><ul><li>IM: AIM - kslbcg8 </li></ul><ul><li>ICQ - 499284601 </li></ul><ul><li>Google Chat - kslbcg8@gmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>MSN - bcg8@case.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo - kslbcg8 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Getting to Know Wikis <ul><li>Types of wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Using a wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Policies and issues </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Exploration </li></ul>
  4. 4. Commoncraft Videos <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wiki – Features <ul><li>Collaborative writing environment in the form of a web page. </li></ul><ul><li>Article </li></ul><ul><li>Editing mode </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion/Talk </li></ul><ul><li>History/Archive </li></ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>Index/Categories </li></ul>
  6. 6. Wiki - Uses <ul><li>FAQ </li></ul><ul><li>History of </li></ul><ul><li>Subject guide </li></ul><ul><li>Community portal </li></ul><ul><li>Training manual </li></ul><ul><li>Group collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional website alternative </li></ul>
  7. 7. Wiki vs Traditional Webpages <ul><li>Pages still link to other pages, but… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Open” editing </li></ul><ul><li>Often various words within a page will each link to pages representing and adding value to that word </li></ul><ul><li>Very “organic” in nature </li></ul><ul><li>Do you see why librarians, as a profession, are scared by wikis? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wiki Challenges <ul><li>Training or strong instructions needed to participate </li></ul><ul><li>Not as hard as coding a web page but not as simple as just adding text either – especially to utilize the extra value that can be realized </li></ul><ul><li>Spam or destructive behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>High level of trust in participants needed </li></ul><ul><li>High level of trust in content may be needed </li></ul>
  9. 9. Wikipedia: Heavy metal umlaut <ul><li>Video: http://jonudell.net/udell/gems/umlaut/umlaut.html </li></ul>
  10. 10. http://pbworks.com/
  11. 11. Wiki Examples <ul><li>See http://www.squidoo.com/library2point0/ </li></ul>
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