Hawaiian word for quick. Server software that allows users to edit anywhere on any web browser. Easy creation for editing any number of interlinked webpages. Uses a WYSIWIG editor. Largest example is Wikipedia What is a Wiki?
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Permission Settings: Public, Protected, Private All edits are tracked in the page's history Linking between pages on a wiki is very simple Pages are automatically placed in a list of all pages A recent changes page shows all edits made to the wiki Any bad edits can be easily reverted Characteristics of Wikis
Collaborative sharing, group projects. Promotes pride of authorship and ownership in team activities. Allows flexibility, ease of use, and low barrier to entry. Allows faculty and students to engage in collaborative activities that extend well beyond the classroom walls. Wikis in Education
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