Read Only Web Other name – Web 1.0 One way Web Information is controlled by publishers Read/Write Web Web 2.0 Now as easy to create as to consume Anyone can publish, change and share information Wiki Website anyone can edit If you can use Word, you can use a wiki! Visitors can see history of changes & edits Visitors can discuss information on wiki in a threaded form Example is wikipedia How can you use in classroom? Collaborate to author class texts Writing projects Coordinate group projects Sharing resources within grade/subject ePortfolio Clubs and other extra curricular activities Coordinate events Presentation tools Here to explore exisitng educational wikis, evalaute these wikis and begin creating our own wikis
Welcome Wikispaces in K–12 Education January 4, 2011 • Welcome • Read-only Web v. Read/Write Web • Wikis • Getting Started with Wikispaces • Wrap-up and Q&A Originally developed by Mark Wagner, Ph.D., President & CEO, EdTechTeam, Inc.
Wiki for This Workshop http:// dwsintro2wikis .wikispaces.com
Read-only Web • Powerful resource for educators and students, but… • Information moves from publishers to consumers • Information cannot be edited • One-way Web (Web 1.0)
Read/Write Web • It is now as easy to create as it is to consume • Anyone can publish, share, and change information online • Two-way Web (Web 2.0) • This is changing our world!
Wikis • A wiki is a website that anyone can edit. • If you can use Word, you can use a wiki! • Visitors can see a history of changes and revert to earlier versions. • Visitors can discuss the page in a threaded forum. www.wikispaces.com
Wikipedia • Online encyclopedia • Collaboratively authored and edited • Over 1 million users worldwide • Over 1 million articles in English • Great resource, but… • Use with caution