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  • Get them to go to this page - explain the main parts etc <br />
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  • Get them to spend some time looking at these about 10 mins <br />
  • Create a wikispaces account <br /> Create a wiki - make it free K-12, add some content, make a new page and use the wysiwyg, show how to edit the navigation, show how to use the revision, show how to embed stuff, show how to change themes, how to add members etc <br />
  • Create a wikispaces account <br /> Create a wiki - make it free K-12, add some content, make a new page and use the wysiwyg, show how to edit the navigation, show how to use the revision, show how to embed stuff, show how to change themes, how to add members etc <br />
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  • Create a new site, a welcome page, about me page, show them how to change text, add text, change photos etc , create a blog/podcast page and show them how they work especially by adding the camera widgets to them as well <br />
  • Create a new site, a welcome page, about me page, show them how to change text, add text, change photos etc , create a blog/podcast page and show them how they work especially by adding the camera widgets to them as well <br />
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Twilight PD 2 - Creating an oniline learning space with Wikis Twilight PD 2 - Creating an oniline learning space with Wikis Presentation Transcript

  • Sandhurst Twilight ICT PD PD Session 2: Creating an online learning space with a wiki Wednesday March 10th, 2010
  • Glenn McMahon Education Officer: Curriculum and Learning Technologies
  • What is a wiki?
  • What is a wiki? Wiki is Hawaiian for ‘fast’.
  • What is a wiki? Wiki is Hawaiian for ‘fast’. • A wiki is a website that let visitors/members become a participant.
  • What is a wiki? Wiki is Hawaiian for ‘fast’. • A wiki is a website that let visitors/members become a participant. • You can create or edit the contents without any special technical knowledge, just a web connection
  • What is a wiki? Wiki is Hawaiian for ‘fast’. • A wiki is a website that let visitors/members become a participant. • You can create or edit the contents without any special technical knowledge, just a web connection • A wiki is continuously “under revision.”
  • What is a wiki? Wiki is Hawaiian for ‘fast’. • A wiki is a website that let visitors/members become a participant. • You can create or edit the contents without any special technical knowledge, just a web connection • A wiki is continuously “under revision.” • A living collaboration whose purpose is the sharing of the creative process by many.
  • What is a wiki? Wiki is Hawaiian for ‘fast’. • A wiki is a website that let visitors/members become a participant. • You can create or edit the contents without any special technical knowledge, just a web connection • A wiki is continuously “under revision.” • A living collaboration whose purpose is the sharing of the creative process by many. Wikipedia - the world’s most famous wiki.
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog?
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog?
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog? Blog Wiki Author: Usually 1 only Multiple Posting of content: Author only Multiple members Comments: Post related only Page/content related Changing content: Author only Any member with permission Members: Subscribers to view content Members to make content Collaboration: 1 way - author to readers Naturally collaborative
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog? Blog Wiki Author: Usually 1 only Multiple Posting of content: Author only Multiple members Comments: Post related only Page/content related Changing content: Author only Any member with permission Members: Subscribers to view content Members to make content Collaboration: 1 way - author to readers Naturally collaborative
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog? Blog Wiki Author: Usually 1 only Multiple Posting of content: Author only Multiple members Comments: Post related only Page/content related Changing content: Author only Any member with permission Members: Subscribers to view content Members to make content Collaboration: 1 way - author to readers Naturally collaborative
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog? Blog Wiki Author: Usually 1 only Multiple Posting of content: Author only Multiple members Comments: Post related only Page/content related Changing content: Author only Any member with permission Members: Subscribers to view content Members to make content Collaboration: 1 way - author to readers Naturally collaborative
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog? Blog Wiki Author: Usually 1 only Multiple Posting of content: Author only Multiple members Comments: Post related only Page/content related Changing content: Author only Any member with permission Members: Subscribers to view content Members to make content Collaboration: 1 way - author to readers Naturally collaborative
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog? Blog Wiki Author: Usually 1 only Multiple Posting of content: Author only Multiple members Comments: Post related only Page/content related Changing content: Author only Any member with permission Members: Subscribers to view content Members to make content Collaboration: 1 way - author to readers Naturally collaborative
  • What’s the main differences between a wiki and a blog? Blog Wiki Author: Usually 1 only Multiple Posting of content: Author only Multiple members Comments: Post related only Page/content related Changing content: Author only Any member with permission Members: Subscribers to view content Members to make content Collaboration: 1 way - author to readers Naturally collaborative
  • Things to consider/discuss
  • Things to consider/discuss • Parents - Get parents excited about your wiki by informing and including them. - Involve parents in understanding the wiki by providing a parent page.
  • Things to consider/discuss • Parents - Get parents excited about your wiki by informing and including them. - Involve parents in understanding the wiki by providing a parent page. • Students - Make and sign a Wiki Agreement, complete with stated consequences, for your wiki, even if students have already signed an Acceptable Use Policy for the school. Place it on the wiki. - Let students see it a learning tool, not a ‘special event’ they use sometimes.
  • Things to consider/discuss • Parents - Get parents excited about your wiki by informing and including them. - Involve parents in understanding the wiki by providing a parent page. • Students - Make and sign a Wiki Agreement, complete with stated consequences, for your wiki, even if students have already signed an Acceptable Use Policy for the school. Place it on the wiki. - Let students see it a learning tool, not a ‘special event’ they use sometimes. • Copyright - You MUST have this discussion with your students and as teachers we must model this and enforce vigilantly. Your wiki must only host copyright material. - Most wikis fall under a special copyright agreement called Creative Commons. This essentially means that any content users place on the wiki can be used by others under a "share and share alike" arrangement.
  • Things to consider/discuss • Parents - Get parents excited about your wiki by informing and including them. - Involve parents in understanding the wiki by providing a parent page. • Students - Make and sign a Wiki Agreement, complete with stated consequences, for your wiki, even if students have already signed an Acceptable Use Policy for the school. Place it on the wiki. - Let students see it a learning tool, not a ‘special event’ they use sometimes. • Copyright - You MUST have this discussion with your students and as teachers we must model this and enforce vigilantly. Your wiki must only host copyright material. - Most wikis fall under a special copyright agreement called Creative Commons. This essentially means that any content users place on the wiki can be used by others under a "share and share alike" arrangement. • Editing/Vandalism - Since the wiki will often involve changing work done by others, it is especially important that you have an open discussion about the difference between "vandalizing" and making changes to improve the content. - A change intended for the good will always include some written "discussion" of the reasoning behind the change.
  • Why use a wiki?
  • Why use a wiki? Build greater connections between new and old knowledge by allowing Connections constant synthesis and evaluation from constantly referring to the wiki.
  • Why use a wiki? Build greater connections between new and old knowledge by allowing Connections constant synthesis and evaluation from constantly referring to the wiki. Build creativity skills, especially elaboration and fluency as well as creative Creativity flexibility in accepting others’ information and ideas.
  • Why use a wiki? Build greater connections between new and old knowledge by allowing Connections constant synthesis and evaluation from constantly referring to the wiki. Build creativity skills, especially elaboration and fluency as well as creative Creativity flexibility in accepting others’ information and ideas. In lieu of being passive “consumers” of their learning, students initiate, Engagement respond, change and improve. Learning projects no longer have to end.
  • Why use a wiki? Build greater connections between new and old knowledge by allowing Connections constant synthesis and evaluation from constantly referring to the wiki. Build creativity skills, especially elaboration and fluency as well as creative Creativity flexibility in accepting others’ information and ideas. In lieu of being passive “consumers” of their learning, students initiate, Engagement respond, change and improve. Learning projects no longer have to end. Develop teamwork skills as well as diversity of thinking. The wiki environment Interpersonal requires and motivates interpersonal problem-solving skills.
  • Why use a wiki? Build greater connections between new and old knowledge by allowing Connections constant synthesis and evaluation from constantly referring to the wiki. Build creativity skills, especially elaboration and fluency as well as creative Creativity flexibility in accepting others’ information and ideas. In lieu of being passive “consumers” of their learning, students initiate, Engagement respond, change and improve. Learning projects no longer have to end. Develop teamwork skills as well as diversity of thinking. The wiki environment Interpersonal requires and motivates interpersonal problem-solving skills. Constant involvement in the most challenging phase of writing process: revision, revision, revision! Creates a wider, more authentic audience for Writing students.
  • Why use a wiki? Build greater connections between new and old knowledge by allowing Connections constant synthesis and evaluation from constantly referring to the wiki. Build creativity skills, especially elaboration and fluency as well as creative Creativity flexibility in accepting others’ information and ideas. In lieu of being passive “consumers” of their learning, students initiate, Engagement respond, change and improve. Learning projects no longer have to end. Develop teamwork skills as well as diversity of thinking. The wiki environment Interpersonal requires and motivates interpersonal problem-solving skills. Constant involvement in the most challenging phase of writing process: revision, revision, revision! Creates a wider, more authentic audience for Writing students. Allows for ‘true’ collaboration between students, teachers and schools. Ability Collaboration to embed multiple types of web based media to support teaching and learning.
  • More than just text Take advantage of all the different web tools available and embed, embed, embed.
  • More than just text Take advantage of all the different web tools available and embed, embed, embed. www.cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com www.go2web20.net/
  • Relationship with VELS
  • Relationship with VELS • Content included in a wiki can be from across the whole curriculum.
  • Relationship with VELS • Content included in a wiki can be from across the whole curriculum. • Specific Standards relate to: - Personal Learning (from level 3) - Interpersonal Learning (from Level 3) - Communication (from level 4) - Thinking Processes (from level 3) - ICT (from level 2)
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Anatomy of a wiki
  • Potential uses of a wiki
  • Potential uses of a wiki • Classroom or Unit learning space
  • Potential uses of a wiki • Classroom or Unit learning space • Area or faculty online learning space
  • Potential uses of a wiki • Classroom or Unit learning space • Area or faculty online learning space • Subject/course specific wiki
  • Potential uses of a wiki • Classroom or Unit learning space • Area or faculty online learning space • Subject/course specific wiki • School collaborative space
  • Potential uses of a wiki • Classroom or Unit learning space • Area or faculty online learning space • Subject/course specific wiki • School collaborative space • Individual student digital portfolio
  • Potential uses of a wiki • Classroom or Unit learning space • Area or faculty online learning space • Subject/course specific wiki • School collaborative space • Individual student digital portfolio • Project / Inquiry learning unit specific
  • Some Examples • Cool tools for schools - www.cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com • Sandhurst Conferences - http://sandhurstictconferences.wikispaces.com • Sandhurst Kids Conference - http://sandhurstkidsconference.wikispaces.com • Online PD course - http://sandhurstsmartboards.wikispaces.com/St+Joseph's+Beechworth • Educational Origami - http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom’s+Digital+Taxonomy • Westwood - http://westwood.wikispaces.com/
  • Creating a wiki with wikispaces
  • Creating a wiki with wikispaces • We are going to create our own wiki
  • Creating a wiki with wikispaces • We are going to create our own wiki • Other resources: - www.wikispaces.com/help+index - www.cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com - www.go2web20.net/
  • Contact details blog: sandhurstictnetwork.globalteacher.org.au twitter: ceosandhurst = Glenn delicious: mackas = Glenn Skype: gmac74 = Glenn
  • Upcoming PD Opportunities
  • Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 3 - April 21st - How do search the web effectively: Tips & tricks Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials
  • Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 3 - April 21st - How do search the web effectively: Tips & tricks Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT Network Days March 15th - Bendigo March 16th - Wangaratta
  • Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 3 - April 21st - How do search the web effectively: Tips & tricks Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT Network Days March 15th - Bendigo March 16th - Wangaratta • ICT conferences Wangaratta - May 5th & 6th Bendigo - May 19th & 20th
  • Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 3 - April 21st - How do search the web effectively: Tips & tricks Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT Network Days March 15th - Bendigo March 16th - Wangaratta • ICT conferences Wangaratta - May 5th & 6th Bendigo - May 19th & 20th • 1:1 Conference Days Term 3 - August 11th Term 4 - October 18th
  • Upcoming PD Opportunities • Twilight PD Sessions Session 3 - April 21st - How do search the web effectively: Tips & tricks Session 4 - July 28th - Broadcasting learning via a podcast Session 5 - August 18th - Collaborative learning via Google tools Session 6 - October 27th - Screencasting: Creating video tutorials • ICT Network Days March 15th - Bendigo March 16th - Wangaratta • ICT conferences Wangaratta - May 5th & 6th Bendigo - May 19th & 20th • 1:1 Conference Days Term 3 - August 11th Term 4 - October 18th • ICT Study Tour