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Doing More

  1. 1. Doing More @ The University of San Francisco
  2. 2. Wikispaces by the numbers <ul><li>4,000 + users </li></ul><ul><li>525 wikis created with edits </li></ul><ul><li>50% are Private </li></ul><ul><li>50% either Protected or Public </li></ul>
  3. 3. awareness of USFwiki through workshops colleagues lunchtime TechTalks
  4. 4. the classroom <ul><li>course information </li></ul><ul><li>course assignments </li></ul><ul><li>course projects </li></ul><ul><li>team projects </li></ul><ul><li>individual projects </li></ul><ul><li>study groups </li></ul>
  5. 5. doing more <ul><li>study abroad course information </li></ul><ul><li>service-learning information </li></ul><ul><li>e-Portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>residence life communication </li></ul><ul><li>connecting with alumni </li></ul><ul><li>cohort sites </li></ul><ul><li>information </li></ul><ul><li>group sharing </li></ul>
  6. 6. doing more <ul><li>library services </li></ul><ul><li>share information </li></ul><ul><li>how to… </li></ul><ul><li>research new ideas / applications / products </li></ul><ul><li>academic continuity </li></ul><ul><li>student retention services </li></ul>
  7. 7. favorite features <ul><li>“ quick, quick” </li></ul><ul><li>Table of Contents </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging > tag cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Custom side bar </li></ul><ul><li>Linking options </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul><ul><li>scribd </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
  8. 8. favorite features <ul><li>shows “file” history </li></ul><ul><li>provides concurrent editing notice </li></ul><ul><li>offers ( fast ) uploading multiple files </li></ul><ul><li>offers Creative Commons option </li></ul><ul><li>ease of sharing </li></ul>
  9. 9. supporting cast <ul><li>Jing </li></ul><ul><li>flash movie files, screen capture, image capture </li></ul><ul><li>Picasa </li></ul><ul><li>photo editing </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Wordle </li></ul>
  10. 10. 4 success <ul><li>Have a plan </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment </li></ul><ul><li>Provide clear expectations for participation </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a “wiki gardener” </li></ul><ul><li>Remember copyright guidelines </li></ul>
  11. 13. Library Services
  12. 15. include a live “chat” widget
  13. 16. Carol Spector <ul><li>- We wanted something that could be easily updated and added to - We wanted something that all the library staff could use , not just one person or one department - We wanted something that would be easy for library patrons to navigate </li></ul>Government Information/ Reference Librarian Gleason Library
  14. 17. how to??
  15. 18. Center for Instruction & Technology workshops
  16. 20. academic continuity
  17. 22. assessments of learning e-Portfolio group projects student research
  18. 24. school of nursing Nursing Digital Media Assignment Guidelines for Digital Media Learning Modules Each team will prepare two digital media learning modules , in fulfillment of the learning objective of implementing e-learning tools and strategies into the clinical learning environment. Examples of acceptable media include but are not limited to Quizlet, Second Life, Jing, Audacity (podcasting), YouTube, wikis , blogs, social networking and other Internet-based or digital educational applications. It’s important to make these digital learning modules fun (Statts, 2009). 
  19. 26. school of business & professional studies Introduction to Public Administration Group Project Report and Presentation “… analyze a current major public sector proposal for the reorganization or “reinvention” of a public sector agency or policy…”
  20. 28. <ul><li>first year students / retention </li></ul><ul><li>parents </li></ul><ul><li>presentations </li></ul>academic services
  21. 29. work is SO much easier no more losing track actually see who's done what incredibly easy to share documents edit it during meetings readily available to others more portable Charlene P. Lobo Soriano, Ed.D, NCC Assoc. Director, Academic Support Services academic services
  22. 32. residence life “ I've used wikis as a dynamic replacement for our old, static staff manuals.” . Brian Arao Associate Director, Staff and Programs Office of Residential Life
  23. 34. office of service learning Advocates for Community Engagement ACEs connecting students, community partners and faculty wiki project
  24. 37. Thank you - Resources available @