Wiki Provide places for groups to build ideas together On-line collaboration tool Information can change over time 3 Dimensional - can hyperlink to other sources - contribute ideas/edit - comment Can contain a body of knowledge that one or more people haveconstructed and share Wikis are good for long-lived content. Information on the wiki can be stored into folders Portal for learning
Blogs Are good for running conversations and discussions Provide audience with a voice - invite a response The knowledge is usually constructed by one person 2 Dimensional - can hyperlink to other sources - comment/discuss Entries appear in reverse chronological order- can not becontained in folders Usually journal style - a form of self-expression A way to create community with your audience/readers on specifictopics
Features of Pb wiki http://pbwiki.com/features.wiki#inviteothers60 second setupTags and FoldersSearch across pages to see what you are looking forCollaborative page editingDocument management & file sharingAd freeEasily invite others to collaborateAutomatic notifications by RSS and emailUsers with appropriate permissions can leave comments on your wiki pages NEWAccess ControlsPage and Folder-Level AccessAutomatic Backups
Great templatesAd Free Education SitesMove/Delete CommentsQuestionable Language ReportPhoto GalleriesVideo GalleriesCustomizable Page TemplatesLayout ZonesSpell Check ( available through Firefox and Flock)
Great templatesAd Free Education SitesMove/Delete CommentsQuestionable Language ReportPhoto GalleriesVideo GalleriesCustomizable Page TemplatesLayout ZonesSpell Check ( available through Firefox and Flock) Not as intuitive / slightly more diﬃcult to navigate
Ad free Education sitesNo folders or comments
WhichBlog? WordPress Ad Free Education Accounts
How do we respond to these Challenges?
How do we respond to these Challenges? Why use Blogs and wikis? Are these safe environments for our children? How do they promote and develop learning outcomes?