Introducing Wikis

  • 213 views
Uploaded on

 

More in: Technology , Spiritual
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
213
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Teaching in Wikiland An Introduction to Using Wikis in the Classroom
  • 2. What is a Wiki?  A website that allows visitors to add, remove, edit content  Like a Word Document online  Easy to use and effective as a collaboration tool
  • 3. Yes but can I learn to use it? You can learn to use a wiki in 30-60 min. There are several free sources for wikis.
  • 4. What’s important about a wiki?  Collaboration  Hyperlinks
  • 5. Wikis as Information Sources What do you know about Wikipedia?
  • 6. Wikipedia: Wikipedia is:  A free encyclopedia  Multilingual  Web-based  Written collaboratively by volunteers Most articles can be changed by anyone Wikipedia has more than 3,210,000 articles
  • 7. Wikipedia
  • 8. Using Wikis in the Classroom  Collaborative Tools for group work/Projects  Data Collection  Research  Group/Individual Writing  Peer Review  Create a basic webpage with minimal skills  Publish and Share work
  • 9. Free Wiki Sites  PB Wiki  WikiSpaces  Wetpaint
  • 10. Steps in Creating a Wiki 1. Register as a user, it’s free 2. Create a Wiki 3. Set permissions and rights to enable sharing and collaboration  Public and anyone can contribute;  Public and people who become members can contribute;  Private and only invited people can contribute and view wiki 4. Add content and develop pages 5. Invite members by email Wikis provide a backup and will show who modified the content. This allows you to block or monitor who is posting what to your wiki