World of wikis… <ul><li>Wiki-wiki  : quick!   </li></ul><ul><li>An expandable set of web pages anyone can add to or edit <...
World of wikis…   examples <ul><li>Wikipedia   </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia by the people </li></ul><ul><li>Wikitravel <...
World of wikis…   examples <ul><li>Wikipedia   </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia by the people </li></ul><ul><li>Wikitravel <...
Media wiki page example
Wikispaces page example
Wikis in the classroom…will they help students learn? <ul><li>Literacy skills:  read critically, edit peer work, write & r...
World of wikis…   the beginning <ul><li>http:// amigosbiblioteca.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>A space to experiment &...
Let’s start brainstorming… <ul><li>One word serves us well: </li></ul><ul><li>Simple. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki-wiki  to the ...
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Introduction to Wikis

  1. 1. World of wikis… <ul><li>Wiki-wiki : quick! </li></ul><ul><li>An expandable set of web pages anyone can add to or edit </li></ul><ul><li>Free or fee </li></ul><ul><li>Open access or password protected </li></ul>
  2. 2. World of wikis… examples <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia by the people </li></ul><ul><li>Wikitravel </li></ul><ul><li>Travel tips & tricks </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Poetry Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>From the Internet Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Wiktionary </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-lingual dictionary </li></ul>
  3. 3. World of wikis… examples <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia by the people </li></ul><ul><li>Wikitravel </li></ul><ul><li>Travel tips & tricks </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Poetry Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>From the Internet Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>Wiktionary </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-lingual dictionary </li></ul>
  4. 4. Media wiki page example
  5. 5. Wikispaces page example
  6. 6. Wikis in the classroom…will they help students learn? <ul><li>Literacy skills: read critically, edit peer work, write & revise individually & collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li>Frameworks connections: analyzing & producing media in the context of any number of subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>Technology & information skills: students must evaluate, gather, synthesize and communicate important ideas online & face to face. </li></ul>
  7. 7. World of wikis… the beginning <ul><li>http:// amigosbiblioteca.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>A space to experiment & learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute your questions </li></ul><ul><li>Add interesting links </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm ideas for class projects </li></ul><ul><li>Go ahead…make a mess! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Let’s start brainstorming… <ul><li>One word serves us well: </li></ul><ul><li>Simple. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki-wiki to the </li></ul><ul><li>Amigos/ Biblioteca wiki ! </li></ul><ul><li>Presented by Melissa Brumsted </li></ul><ul><li>December 6 th 2006 </li></ul>

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