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  • Wikis

    1. 1. Collaborative Wikis Krystie Alleaume [email_address]
    2. 2. What is a Wiki? <ul><li>Collaborative website </li></ul><ul><li>Can be edited by multiple users online </li></ul><ul><li>Allows discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Tracks edits and history </li></ul><ul><li>Three security levels: </li></ul><ul><li>Public / Protected / Private </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why use a Wiki? <ul><li>Post information and due dates </li></ul><ul><li>Post useful weblinks for easy access </li></ul><ul><li>Upload resources and handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Online digital portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Online writing conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Work on group projects with students at your school or an overseas school </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with your students </li></ul>
    4. 4. Issues to consider Pages can be edited inappropriately <ul><li>Page history reveals all edits, made by whom and at what time </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail notification of all changes made to the site </li></ul>Concern Solution Inappropriate discussion topics / replies <ul><li>Wikispaces lets you track all updates to pages and discussions in a feed-reader, eg. iGoogle </li></ul>
    5. 5. Students can send inappropriate private messages to other students <ul><li>Login as the student and check inbox </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a record of all students’ </li></ul><ul><li>passwords. If changed, suspend </li></ul><ul><li>/delete membership </li></ul>Students can receive private messages from other Wikispaces users. <ul><li>Ask students to simply delete </li></ul><ul><li>messages from unknown users </li></ul><ul><li>Educate them about SPAM and </li></ul><ul><li>protecting their privacy online </li></ul><ul><li>(Stranger Danger) </li></ul>Issues to consider Concern Solution
    6. 6. Get your own FREE Wiki <ul><li>www.wikispaces.com /site/for/teachers/ </li></ul>
    7. 7. Help is Here! <ul><li>Written Instructions: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/help </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial Movies: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.wikispaces.com/site/tour#introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces Forum: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/message/list/home </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail Help: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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