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Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
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Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
Wikis In Ed To Hhh Pdp
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  • 1. Wiki and Edit: Four-Letter Words That Can Change Learning HHH PDP Workshop Ellen Robertson, facilitator
  • 2. “ Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge”. ~Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder, 2004
  • 3. Wiki Defined
      • Collaboratively edited body of work
      • Created by Ward Cunningham in 1995 as an easy publishing tool
      • Short form of “wiki-wiki”, Hawaiian for “quick” bus system
      • Part of Web 2.0 (Read/Write Web) toolkit
        • Blogs
        • Rss feeds
        • Aggregators
        • Social bookmarking
        • Photo publishing sites
        • Podcasting and vodcasting
  • 4. Wiki Defined (cont’)
      • created in real time
      • organic and democratic in nature
      • everyone is “editor in chief”
      • considered “open source” – no one owns it
      • everyone together is smarter than everyone alone
      • everyone can:
        • add
        • fix
        • erase
        • start
  • 5. Power of Wikis 2004 tsunami that killed 175, 000 people: 1 st post appeared 9 hours later as a beginning wiki 24 hrs later---edited 400 times with photos, charts, lists of dead 48 hrs later---edited 1,200 times and included video of wave itself Forget CNN —this was the most comprehensive info of all media
  • 6. Types of Wikis
      • Wikitextbooks
      • Wikirecipes
      • Wikitravel
      • Wiktionary
      • Wikinews
      • Wikiquotes
      • Classroom curriculum wikispaces
      • A Wiki of wiki authoring sites http://www. usemod . com/cgi-bin/wiki .pl? SiteList
  • 7. Some Wiki Examples
    • Wikipedia
    • Planning a group vacation tremblant . wikispaces .com
    • Archiving a journey whereisgarrett . wikispaces .com
    • Uses by content areas (right column) http://www. teachinghacks . com/wiki/index . php ? title=Wikis
  • 8. Wikipedia: also know as “ Whackypedia?
      • Who is an authority?
      • High profile errors
      • “ Cream” rises to the top or curdles
      • Collaborative efforts of the group determine veracity
  • 9. A Wiki’s in education
      • teaches students collaborative construction of knowledge
      • teaches negotiation skills
      • teaches publication skills
      • teaches students how to create community
      • can be used solely to collect and disseminate school information
      • can be used as an articulation tool
      • can be used to amass and publish tailor made resources
      • authentic, purposeful work
      • edited body of work becomes reference tool for others
  • 10. Learn More
    • Take a walk through to learn about how to use a wiki in your curriculum: http://www. teachersfirst . com/content/wiki/
  • 11. Basic Wiki components
      • Editable pages
      • Ability to upload documents
      • Ability to link
      • Ability to invite editors
      • History of changes
      • Revert back tool
  • 12. Challenges of Wiki Use in Education
      • Some wikis are questionable resources for research
      • Anonymous authors
      • Student-posted information may be modified/spammed
      • Vandalism
      • Filtering
  • 13. Free Wiki sites (special considerations for educators)
    • (has wysiwig editor)
    • webnote (like eBoard) http://www. aypwip . org/webnote
    • Lots more wiki tools: http://www. usemod . com/cgi-bin/wiki .pl? SiteList
    • (firefox plug-in lets you leave notes on ANY website)
  • 14. Please grant me the serenity to accept the pages I cannot edit, The courage to edit the pages I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. The Wiki Prayer
  • 15. The topic for our wiki ?
  • 16. Leisure Long Island A wiki created by you to tell others about places worth visiting on Long Island
  • 17. Defining Web 2.0 Tools
    • Pages to break out at wikispaces:
      • Introduction to Web 2.0 Tools
      • Wikis
      • Podcasts
      • Blogs
      • Rss feeds
      • Social Bookmarking
      • Social Networking Tools Myspace, Facebook, Flickr
  • 18. Wikis 4 Education
    • Take the wiki for educator tour: http://www. teachersfirst .com/content/wiki/
    • Try another type of wiki--a real quickie: http://www. aypwip . org/webnote/