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Wiki Training

  1. 1. Wiki Training By Debby and Robin
  2. 2. What’s a wiki? <ul><li>wiki-wiki – is Hawaiian for “quick” </li></ul><ul><li>A wiki is a type of website that allows users to easily add and edit content and is especially suited for collaborative efforts ( Wikipedia ). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wiki Field Trip <ul><li>Elementary Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://arborheights.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://middlej.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://carmanelem.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/et2005/view/e_sess/5985 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://allaboutmath.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Wiki Field Trip <ul><li>Secondary Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://rightswebquest.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://welcometotheworld.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Crucible: http://wtchfm.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HS Online Collaborative Writing : http://schools.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Westwood Schools - http://westwood.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General Resource: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// webloggedlinks.pbwiki.com/Wikis </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Sandbox Time http://sandbx.wikispaces.com/ Play around on ours! (Feel free to use this site in other trainings.)
  6. 6. Logistics – Things to consider before you begin <ul><li>Open v Closed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can see and edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can see - Members only can edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members only can see and edit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to Log in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group Login </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual Login - (Wikispaces will upload student info with an email address.) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Logistics – Things to consider before you begin <ul><li>What Extras do you need? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion tab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>file uploads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>multi-media files </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How much time do you have? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One shot deal </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Logistics – Things to consider before you begin <ul><li>Monitoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vandalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><li>District AUP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Names </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Scavenger Hunt http://209.184.141.5/caldwellheight/Other/ITSonlinescavengerhunt.htm Evaluate a collection of Wiki Host Sites
  10. 10. Host Wiki Sites: <ul><li>PB  Wiki - -Free hosting with ads </li></ul><ul><li>Seed  Wiki - -Free hosting with ads Sanbx – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sandbx - http://www.seedwiki.com/wiki/sandbx/sandbx </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki  Search Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Media  Wiki - -Runs Wikipedia </li></ul>
  11. 11. What can Wikis do for you? Brainstorm in groups of 3-4 people. Write each activity on a post-it note.
  12. 12. Our list <ul><li>Story Starters - round robin writing </li></ul><ul><li>Book Creation </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Your Own Adventure </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Micropedias - (mini Wikipedia) </li></ul><ul><li>WebQuest Host page </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarks of Favorite Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Online list of your Web 2.0 tools (home base) </li></ul><ul><li>Ant Farms - people/characters - whose paths cross and the reader can then click over to the new person - Point of View </li></ul><ul><li>Branching Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Elaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Class Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Class/Teacher Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Data collection </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Professional collaboration </li></ul>
  13. 13. Create a Wiki <ul><li>What is your purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will host it? </li></ul><ul><li>Document the URL and the log in info </li></ul><ul><li>Get Started </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be done as individuals or as groups (think small) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help??? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Reflection Time <ul><li>Use the discussion tab to respond to the following questions: http://teachwiki.wikispaces.com/WikiHowTo </li></ul><ul><li>What did you learn today that was new? </li></ul><ul><li>How will you use what you have learned? </li></ul><ul><li>What support do you need? </li></ul><ul><li>What further information would you find helpful? </li></ul><ul><li>How will you share your results with this group? </li></ul>
  15. 15. What’s Next Follow – Up Continued Use Online Collaboration

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