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Using Interactive Multimedia within Educational Wikis <ul><li>Introductions  </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki  PowerPoint </li></ul>...
What is a Wiki? <ul><li>“ A Wiki is a website that allows the visitors to easily add, remove, edit and change available co...
Key Wiki Principles <ul><li>Collaboration - during and outside of class structure- Student-centered learning. </li></ul><u...
Is it safe for students? <ul><li>Private use </li></ul><ul><li>Initials– no last names </li></ul><ul><li>Not Myspace-  con...
Is it safe from vandals? www.metrocouncil.org <ul><li>History– People can check on it </li></ul><ul><li>Revert back to an ...
Educational Applications <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Shared student projects- local and global </li></ul><ul><...
Educational Applications <ul><li>Collaborative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Audience- peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Contribut...
Educational Applications <ul><li>Content Driven </li></ul><ul><li>Science- Compare Planets within the  Solar System </li><...
Cons to using Wikis <ul><li>W  hat if defaced? </li></ul><ul><li>I  ndividual Projects </li></ul><ul><li>L  ack initial st...
Wikis vs. Blogs and Discussion Boards Source: Ferran, B. Retrieved on January 16, 2007 from  www.wikis.cybernetic-meadows....
Is it easy to use? <ul><li>Familiarity and Practice </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG Editor recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Some Wi...
Wikimatrix Results <ul><li>Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted elsewhere </li></ul><ul><li>...
Comparison of Wikis
Wikis- Created by Educators <ul><li>Educational Wikis Source  http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ed...
Example Educational Wiki <ul><li>http://educationalwiki.wikispaces.com--  You can view the pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Click ...
Wikispaces-Make a Wiki Educator Sign Up—A $50 value free for all K-12 educators http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teacher...
Wikispaces- Editing a Page Find  Edit This Page.  This is the button you will use the most.  Once in editing, you can add ...
Wikispaces- Editing a Page Find  Edit This Page.  This is the button you will use the most. You do not need to use the oth...
Wikispaces- Links  <ul><li>Text editing </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Wikispaces- Navigation Key to success- Edit Your Navigation Bar
Wikispaces- Navigation Key to success- Edit Your Navigation Bar Editing Result
Wikispaces- Inviting others Go to manage space and click invite people. Alternatively, you can email the names and passwor...
Wikispaces- Look and Feel <ul><li>Subtle Changes- Improve Aesthetics </li></ul><ul><li>Background Color-  Simple is Better...
Wikispaces- Uploading Files Make sure to not upload an image larger than 150 x 150 pixels. You can resize it within your W...
Wikispaces- Uploading Files You can add many files. Incentive for teachers – Get 2 GB+ of data  free.  Downloading other f...
Wikispaces <ul><li>Spell-check with the new Google Toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Floating ...
Wikispaces: Multimedia- Embed and/or Link <ul><li>Audio- Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></...
Wikispaces- Embed an Audio file You can embed different file types, including audio, video, presentations, etc. Add a link...
Embed or Link a Video Clip Video File Link—www.mediamax.com www.youtube.com ,  http://google.video.com--  Google has a dow...
Online Wiki Tutorials <ul><li>Basic Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces basics for teachers  http://www.wikispaces.com/...
Wikispaces- Embed a file Audio file embedded through  Odeo
Important Links <ul><li>Audio Podcasting-  www.odeo.com  or  www.itunes.com </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs- Integrated  www.blogg...
Questions and Comments  <ul><li>What does “wiki” really mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>Please use the links from this handout. <...
References <ul><li>Fraser, J.(2006),  The edublog awards . Retrieved from  www.Incsub.org/awards/2006/nominations- for-bes...
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  1. 1. Using Interactive Multimedia within Educational Wikis <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>How to use a Wiki- Many examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2007 Techspowiki www.techspo2007wiki.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educationalwiki www.educationalwiki.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Questions and comments </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is a Wiki? <ul><li>“ A Wiki is a website that allows the visitors to easily add, remove, edit and change available content.” Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>“ A little more than a web page with an edit button on it.” Adam Frey- Wikispaces Co-founder Source: www.edutopia.org </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Wiki has turned out be much more than I imagined.” Ward Cunningham- First Wiki Release www.wiki.org </li></ul>Fordham Vs. Britannica
  3. 3. Key Wiki Principles <ul><li>Collaboration - during and outside of class structure- Student-centered learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Content-driven -users can share different material. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing -ideas will be shared- Track history </li></ul><ul><li>Social Constructivism- (Duffy, Jonassen, Piaget) </li></ul><ul><li>Trust- people and the process </li></ul>
  4. 4. Is it safe for students? <ul><li>Private use </li></ul><ul><li>Initials– no last names </li></ul><ul><li>Not Myspace- concept similar </li></ul><ul><li>Track user comments </li></ul><ul><li>Parents can be invited </li></ul><ul><li>Emails not required </li></ul><ul><li>School rules apply </li></ul>www.allfordmustangs.com www.gizmodo.com
  5. 5. Is it safe from vandals? www.metrocouncil.org <ul><li>History– People can check on it </li></ul><ul><li>Revert back to an earlier form </li></ul><ul><li>Protected by an active community (Barton, M., 2004) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Educational Applications <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Shared student projects- local and global </li></ul><ul><li>Group/individual research project with comments </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing documents resources </li></ul><ul><li>Collect web resources </li></ul><ul><li>Study bank for tests </li></ul>
  7. 7. Educational Applications <ul><li>Collaborative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Audience- peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to others learning </li></ul><ul><li>Process- focus </li></ul><ul><li>Social process of writing </li></ul><ul><li>Tracking of drafts </li></ul>
  8. 8. Educational Applications <ul><li>Content Driven </li></ul><ul><li>Science- Compare Planets within the Solar System </li></ul><ul><li>Math- Share Group Project on Data Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia- videos, Podcasts, live chat, Blogs, RSS feeds, PowerPoint, slideshows, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>No room for fancy fonts, highlights, etc. </li></ul>Fancy colors are cool .
  9. 9. Cons to using Wikis <ul><li>W hat if defaced? </li></ul><ul><li>I ndividual Projects </li></ul><ul><li>L ack initial structure </li></ul><ul><li>S imultaneous editing </li></ul><ul><li>I ndividual tracking of work </li></ul><ul><li>N ovel Project- ineffective </li></ul>
  10. 10. Wikis vs. Blogs and Discussion Boards Source: Ferran, B. Retrieved on January 16, 2007 from www.wikis.cybernetic-meadows.net Difficult to follow Single author lead Many authors Debate in difficult to follow format. Debate over topics Working together Sometimes can’t be edited. Editing- constant False statements stay Correct inaccuracies Users can’t change content Can’t alter some content- link to past Content change- link to future More structured More flexible Disc. Boards Blogs Wikis
  11. 11. Is it easy to use? <ul><li>Familiarity and Practice </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG Editor recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Some Wikis use more complex editing tools. </li></ul><ul><li>In-house Wikis need to be operated and maintained by network administrators. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Matrix- Help you choose the right one for your needs. www.wikimatrix.org </li></ul>
  12. 12. Wikimatrix Results <ul><li>Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted elsewhere </li></ul><ul><li>History of pages available </li></ul>
  13. 13. Comparison of Wikis
  14. 14. Wikis- Created by Educators <ul><li>Educational Wikis Source http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Edublog Wiki Finalists http://incsub.org/awards/index.php?s=wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Link to teacher sites http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Examples+of+educational+wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Time 100 Project https://bedminster-time100.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Classroom Project http://flatclassroomproject.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Vicki Davis and Mrs. Julie LIndsay </li></ul>As of January 23, 2007
  15. 15. Example Educational Wiki <ul><li>http://educationalwiki.wikispaces.com-- You can view the pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Click join after the session and I will accept your request to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>This is an example of a protected Wiki that you can view. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Wikispaces-Make a Wiki Educator Sign Up—A $50 value free for all K-12 educators http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers100k -Click on the image below. As of January 13, 2007
  17. 17. Wikispaces- Editing a Page Find Edit This Page. This is the button you will use the most. Once in editing, you can add files, change text, etc.
  18. 18. Wikispaces- Editing a Page Find Edit This Page. This is the button you will use the most. You do not need to use the other tabs, such as discussion, etc. Here, the Edit This Page section is depressed.
  19. 19. Wikispaces- Links <ul><li>Text editing </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>external </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Wikispaces- Navigation Key to success- Edit Your Navigation Bar
  21. 21. Wikispaces- Navigation Key to success- Edit Your Navigation Bar Editing Result
  22. 22. Wikispaces- Inviting others Go to manage space and click invite people. Alternatively, you can email the names and passwords to [email_address] and they will sign up your students. No emails are needed. Invite
  23. 23. Wikispaces- Look and Feel <ul><li>Subtle Changes- Improve Aesthetics </li></ul><ul><li>Background Color- Simple is Better </li></ul><ul><li>Template Layouts, Logo </li></ul>
  24. 24. Wikispaces- Uploading Files Make sure to not upload an image larger than 150 x 150 pixels. You can resize it within your Wiki. You can also load images from external links. <ul><li>Types- Images, video, audio, text, spreadsheet, and other file types. </li></ul><ul><li>Members can download them. </li></ul>Image Upload
  25. 25. Wikispaces- Uploading Files You can add many files. Incentive for teachers – Get 2 GB+ of data free. Downloading other files Same Format Image Upload Result
  26. 26. Wikispaces <ul><li>Spell-check with the new Google Toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Floating toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Permissions </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul>http://www.rssbandit.org/
  27. 27. Wikispaces: Multimedia- Embed and/or Link <ul><li>Audio- Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Live Chat </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshows </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Written </li></ul><ul><li>Other- RSS </li></ul>Odeo
  28. 28. Wikispaces- Embed an Audio file You can embed different file types, including audio, video, presentations, etc. Add a link to a new page or website. Embed media Upload a file- written, audio, video, etc.
  29. 29. Embed or Link a Video Clip Video File Link—www.mediamax.com www.youtube.com , http://google.video.com-- Google has a download player
  30. 30. Online Wiki Tutorials <ul><li>Basic Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces basics for teachers http://www.wikispaces.com/help+Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Eduwikis http://educataionalwikis.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Educationalwiki http://educationalwiki.wikispaces.com The site I started </li></ul><ul><li>Video Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>“ Wikis While You Work” (Wagner, M. Retrieved from http://k12online.wm.edu/WikiWhileYouWork.mov on January 12, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Look at How Pages Evolve in Wikipedia http://weblog.infoworld.com/udell/gems/umlaut.html- Illustration of the growth of a Wiki page - John Udell </li></ul><ul><li>How to log in and edit a Wiki page - Stewart Mader </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces Video Tutorials http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour#introduction </li></ul>
  31. 31. Wikispaces- Embed a file Audio file embedded through Odeo
  32. 32. Important Links <ul><li>Audio Podcasting- www.odeo.com or www.itunes.com </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs- Integrated www.blogger.com or www.typepad.com </li></ul><ul><li>Live Chat www.gabbly.com </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Albums www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>RSS- Feed www.rssbandit.org </li></ul><ul><li>Slides- PowerPoint www.slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>Storage Online www.mediamax.com </li></ul><ul><li>Video- Embedded www.youtube.com , http://video.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Video- Streaming www.unitedstreaming.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Chooser www.wikimatrix.org </li></ul><ul><li>Written text www.writely.com (part of Google) </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis- Educational www.wikispaces.com or www.wikipedia.com </li></ul>
  33. 33. Questions and Comments <ul><li>What does “wiki” really mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Please use the links from this handout. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have any questions, please email me at [email_address] or go to www.bedminsterschool.org –Go to teacher pages- Click on Puglia and find the Techspo Presentation Link. </li></ul><ul><li>Or better-Join the Wiki we used today. www.techspo2007wiki.wikispaces.com You will be able to download the presentation from here if you are a member. </li></ul>
  34. 34. References <ul><li>Fraser, J.(2006), The edublog awards . Retrieved from www.Incsub.org/awards/2006/nominations- for-best-wiki-2006 in January 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Jonassen, D. et al. (1998) Computers as mindtools for engaging learners in critical thinking. TechTrends, v43 n2. </li></ul><ul><li>Rubenking, N. (2003), Wiki Tools. P.C. Magazine. Retrieved from www.pcmag.com/print_article2/0,1217,a=113636,00.asp </li></ul><ul><li>Schwartz, L et al. (2004) Educational Wikis: features and selection criteria. Retrieved from www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/viewArticle/163/244 in January 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Standen, A. (2006), A glorified whiteboard. Edutopia. Retrieved from www.edutopia.org/1756 </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki walk-through from teachers first. www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki </li></ul>

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