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Introduction to creating a Wikispace
What is a wiki <ul><li>Wiki is Hawaiian for quick </li></ul><ul><li>Combination Web site and Word document </li></ul><ul><...
Wikis in Plain English YouTube Short explanation of  Wikis and how they can be used to coordinate a group
 
<ul><li>Easy to create simple websites </li></ul><ul><li>Project development with peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Group auth...
<ul><li>Students are writing for more than the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Get an introduction to online collaboration </li>...
<ul><li>Can create Hyperlinks to other pages or other websites </li></ul><ul><li>Can import images and files </li></ul><ul...
Hyperlinks  <ul><li>Click on icon with chain to create link </li></ul><ul><li>Click on icon with broken chain to break lin...
Import Images and files  <ul><li>Save the file on computer </li></ul><ul><li>Click on image icon </li></ul><ul><li>Browse ...
Embed Widgets  <ul><li>Extensions to embed information </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based tool or gadget from other websites </li...
Roles <ul><li>Creator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Person who creates the wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moderator </li></ul><ul><ul...
Wiki Services Atwiki Brainkeeper Central Desktop ClearWiki Confluence  Cospire CourseForum EditeMe eTouch SamePage Google ...
Use of Wikis
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  1. 1. Introduction to creating a Wikispace
  2. 2. What is a wiki <ul><li>Wiki is Hawaiian for quick </li></ul><ul><li>Combination Web site and Word document </li></ul><ul><li>A way to collaborate on work </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to monitor history of changes </li></ul><ul><li>A way to compile data and share results </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wikis in Plain English YouTube Short explanation of Wikis and how they can be used to coordinate a group
  4. 5. <ul><li>Easy to create simple websites </li></ul><ul><li>Project development with peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Group authoring – allows group members to build on each other's work </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for tracking and completing group projects </li></ul><ul><li>Increase student engagement safely online </li></ul>Educational Uses of Wikis
  5. 6. <ul><li>Students are writing for more than the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Get an introduction to online collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Can stay engaged outside the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>No forgotten homework – everything is online </li></ul><ul><li>Real time updates of material </li></ul>How does this help students
  6. 7. <ul><li>Can create Hyperlinks to other pages or other websites </li></ul><ul><li>Can import images and files </li></ul><ul><li>Can embed Widgets </li></ul><ul><li>Can insert tables </li></ul><ul><li>No need to learn HTML </li></ul>
  7. 8. Hyperlinks <ul><li>Click on icon with chain to create link </li></ul><ul><li>Click on icon with broken chain to break link </li></ul><ul><li>Link Text – word that that gets clicked on </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Link – if other page within wiki </li></ul><ul><li>External Link – copy URL address if linking to other Website </li></ul>
  8. 9. Import Images and files <ul><li>Save the file on computer </li></ul><ul><li>Click on image icon </li></ul><ul><li>Browse for picture file </li></ul><ul><li>Upload the file </li></ul><ul><li>Double click the image </li></ul><ul><li>Apply the image properties </li></ul>
  9. 10. Embed Widgets <ul><li>Extensions to embed information </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based tool or gadget from other websites </li></ul><ul><li>Supported widgets </li></ul><ul><li>Can embed codes from many other sources </li></ul>
  10. 11. Roles <ul><li>Creator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Person who creates the wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moderator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visits a website for information not to edit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Member </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can make changes </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. Wiki Services Atwiki Brainkeeper Central Desktop ClearWiki Confluence Cospire CourseForum EditeMe eTouch SamePage Google Sites Luminotes Metadot Wiki Netcipia Pbwiki ProjectForum SeedWiki Socialtext Stikipad WetPaint Wikia Wikispaces
  12. 13. Use of Wikis
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