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Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
Wiki Webinar
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  • It can be pictures, texxt, audio, video, with calendars, canput together a very comprehensive site without html or programming..
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    • 1. Collaboration with Wikis
    • 2. Webinar Plan
      What is a Wiki?
      Why use a wiki?
      How do wikis meet the NET*S?
      Explore educational uses of wikis
      Overview of PbWorks
      Create a basic PBWorks wiki
    • 3. Wikis Defined….
      What is a wiki? How would you describe a wiki?
      Type your definitions or descriptions in the chat box…
    • 4. What is a Wiki?
      Ward Cunningham created the “wiki” in 1994.
      • A wiki is software that allows users to collaboratively create, edit, link, organize, and publish a website without any knowledge of HTML or special technical skills.
      • 5. Three step process: Click edit. Make changes. Click save.
    • Benefits of Wikis…
      Wikis permit asynchronous communication and group collaboration.
      Wikis provide users with both author and editor privileges; the overall organization of contributions can be edited as well as the content itself.
      Wikis allow students to present information in a variety of formats; such as video, pictures, chat programs, polls, interactive posters, tables, etc.
      Wikis have a complete revision history and audit trail to track every change made to the wiki for easy assessment of the student.
      Post any other benefits in the chat box…
    • 6. NET*S National Education Technology
      Creativity and Innovation
      Communication and Collaboration
      Research and Information Fluency
      Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
      Digital Citizenship
      Technology Operations and Concepts
      Fosters 21st Century Skills
    • 7. Challenges of Wikis…
      Privacy/security needs of minors
      Personal attachment to content
      Reluctance to post
      -Lack of confidence in writing skills
      -fear of not receiving credit for contribution
      -don’t like to edit other’s ideas or have their ideas edited
      -information accuracy
      Post any other challenges to chat box….
    • 8. Wikis: Product or Process
      Wikis can be a product or a process!
      Product: Users tend to use the wiki as a consumer, as a reference or a resource.
      Process: Users tend to contribute to the wiki, collaborating with other contributors to create a dynamic product.
    • 9. Wiki as a Product
      Users tend to use the wiki as a consumer as a reference or a resource.
      Collection of Resources on Dinosaurs, Civil Rights Movement, etc.
      Calendar of School Events
      Curriculum Meeting Notes
      These can all be accessed as a reference and can have multiple contributors creating these products.
    • 10. Wiki as a Process
      Users tend to contribute to the wiki, collaborating with other contributors to create a dynamic product. Students can:
      CreatePublishCommentConversePost IdeasRespondShareEditCollaborateEngage
    • 11. Wiki Examples
      Retapedia Wiki:
      Resource Collection-Science Enquirer:
      Teacher Collaboration
      Global Collaboration -Flat Classroom Project 2010:
      Check out our K-12 Educational Community at:
      50 Ways to use Wikis for a Collaborative & Interactive Class
    • 12. How can you use Wikis in the classroom?
      Sharing these educational wiki examples can generate ideas of how YOU can use wikis in the classroom. In the chat box, brainstorm how you can use wikis in the classroom….
    • 13. Educational Uses of Wikis
    • 14. Engaging Students in Wiki Collaboration
      Create guidelines for behavior, content, deletion, and editing. Utilize your school AUP for wiki use.
      Establish a forum for problems should they arise. Be PROACTIVE not REACTIVE.
      Model examples of collaborative activities.
      Assign meaningful and authentic activities.
      Provide explicit directions and expectations for your activity.
      Define student expectations, roles, assignments, and assessment.
      Be patient and create a culture of trust.
      Post reminders and have checkpoints- short term deadlines- before final deadlines.
    • 15. Resources on Netiquette
      Digital Citizenship by Gerald Baily & Mike Ribble
    • 16. Comparison Chart for Wikis
      Comparison Matrix:
    • 17. Important Features…
      Access Controls: Permissions
      Who can edit?  Who can view?
      A public wiki allows anyone to see
      your content-- password required to edit.
      A private wiki is not accessible to the public-- password required to edit. 
      PBworks includes workspace-wide access levels (Reader, Writer, Editor, and Administrator)
      Features you can embed or link :
      Bubbleshare, Slideshare, Vokis, TeacherTube, Clustrmaps, Bubble.Us, Videos, Podcasts, Blogs, live chat and more widget ideas at: