World of Wikis <ul><li>- use of ICT in teaching and learning - </li></ul>
What’s Wiki? <ul><li>A wiki is a page or collection of  Webpages  designed to enable anyone who accesses it to  contribute...
Wikis in Plain English
Benefits of Wikis <ul><li>Web-based application. Requirements: Internet & Computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Fast & easy to set u...
Tool used: Wikispace Time Frame: 10 weeks Group work (5-6) Student Task  (Graded)  Sample Group work  1 Sample  Grou pwork...
Why Wiki Works? <ul><li>Encourages collaboration among students. </li></ul><ul><li>Project/Task builds on shared knowledge...
why wiki WON’T work <ul><li>Technologically challenging for teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>No culture to make technology part...
How are Wikis used in Teaching? <ul><li>Curriculum Development </li></ul><ul><li>Group Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Sylla...
How are Wikis used in Learning? <ul><li>A great study tool for students. Eg. Note taking, Revising topics. </li></ul><ul><...
Try these! Online Versions  (Hassle Free) Computer-based Versions  www.wetpaint.com www.pbwiki.com www.wikispaces.com
What others are doing :) <ul><li>http://mrtelles. pbwiki .com / </li></ul><ul><li>http://lullabiesofeurope. wetpaint .com ...
Q & A
Resources <ul><li>Educators Wikipages: </li></ul><ul><li>http://msbeckersclass.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://mrsatw...
More Readings <ul><li>http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/advice-for-students-use-a-wiki-for-better-note-taking.ht...
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  • 1. Collaboration: benefits from the strength of your classmates. 2. Shared knowledge: Everyone is included in the learning. All given the chance to create knowledge together. 3. Wiki works because time is spent thinking through the write up of content. Most of the time, the content is well thought-through. 4. Hyperlinking words/ texts creates a situation in which there is no particular chronology to the the knowledge built.
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    1. 1. World of Wikis <ul><li>- use of ICT in teaching and learning - </li></ul>
    2. 2. What’s Wiki? <ul><li>A wiki is a page or collection of Webpages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content . </li></ul><ul><li>‘ wiki’ is a Hawaiian word for fast, first coined by Ward Cunningham. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Wikis in Plain English
    4. 4. Wikis Everywhere <ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disney, Yahoo, Google </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wookieepedia (Star Wars), Travellerspoint Travel Community </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Benefits of Wikis <ul><li>Web-based application. Requirements: Internet & Computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Fast & easy to set up. </li></ul><ul><li>All edited documents are archived. </li></ul><ul><li>Options to password protect content. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes collaboration among peers much more efficient. </li></ul><ul><li>Besides, it’s FREE! :) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Tool used: Wikispace Time Frame: 10 weeks Group work (5-6) Student Task (Graded) Sample Group work 1 Sample Grou pwork 2 A Lesson Plan
    7. 7. Why Wiki Works? <ul><li>Encourages collaboration among students. </li></ul><ul><li>Project/Task builds on shared knowledge. Inclusive learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages well thought through ideas & information. (it does not work in real-time!) </li></ul><ul><li>Unstructured nature fits today’s student profile. </li></ul>
    8. 8. why wiki WON’T work <ul><li>Technologically challenging for teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>No culture to make technology part of their teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Content needs maintenance. Can be time consuming. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are intimidated or uncomfortable with sharing their work online. </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantage to those who does not have access to internet/ computers. </li></ul>
    9. 9. How are Wikis used in Teaching? <ul><li>Curriculum Development </li></ul><ul><li>Group Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Just-in-time teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Provide links and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Class or Topical Discussions </li></ul>
    10. 10. How are Wikis used in Learning? <ul><li>A great study tool for students. Eg. Note taking, Revising topics. </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Collaboration to share resources, tools, ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Make documents easily available. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Try these! Online Versions (Hassle Free) Computer-based Versions www.wetpaint.com www.pbwiki.com www.wikispaces.com
    12. 12. What others are doing :) <ul><li>http://mrtelles. pbwiki .com / </li></ul><ul><li>http://lullabiesofeurope. wetpaint .com / </li></ul>
    13. 13. Q & A
    14. 14. Resources <ul><li>Educators Wikipages: </li></ul><ul><li>http://msbeckersclass.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://mrsatwood.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://geography-acsbarker.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>List of wiki-based websites </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Comparing various wiki sites </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikimatrix.org/ </li></ul>
    15. 15. More Readings <ul><li>http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/advice-for-students-use-a-wiki-for-better-note-taking.html </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia in </li></ul><ul><li>http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/library/for_faculty/faculty_find/wikipedia/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis in Education </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ikiw.org/2008/04/10/interview-the-state-of-wikis-in-education/ </li></ul><ul><li>Cole Camplese: Learning & Innovation (Use of ICT in higher education) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.colecamplese.com / </li></ul>
    16. 16. What’s Wiki?

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