Wiki’s for Collaborative authoringFatima Darries9 June 2010, TUT, Pretoria<br />
What is a wiki?<br />• Hawaiian word for quick<br />Quick website<br />Used to create and develop collaborative or communi...
How does it work?<br />It has a read state and write state<br />In the read state- anyone can access (public or private)<b...
What is it used for?<br />Plan conferences, workshops<br />Webliography/Bibliographies<br />Book reviews<br />Notes of mee...
Wikipedia<br />http://www.wikipedia.org<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
What is it used for?<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
What is it used for?<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
Webliography<br />URL when wiki is created<br />Hyperlinked pages<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
Creating a Wetpaintwiki<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
www.wetpaint.com<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
Begin by adding a page<br />
Adding pages<br />Name the page, add tags <br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
Adding pages<br />Page will appear in the contents bar<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
Editing <br />Click on edit, to render page in write state<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
www.tut.23librarythings.wetpaint.com<br />To add a page<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
www.tut.23librarythings.wetpaint.com<br />Leave notes for team about the editing, and save<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
Read State<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
www.wikimatric.org<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
<ul><li>Creative Commons offers copyright holders licences to assign to their work
The licences aim to clarify the conditions of use and avoid many of the problems current copyright laws pose when attempti...
CC maximises impact of work</li></ul>This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 licence<br />T...
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Answering the questions creates the license <br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
Select and copy the text.<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
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Select a widget that will allow html text.<br />Paste the text.<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
Remember to save.<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
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Wikis for collaborative authoring

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Education theories promote engaging student where they are at in the online environment. The proliferation of what is referred to as Web 2.0 tools provide such an opportunity for academic libraries. To engage students where they are in the online environment. This introduction provides an overview of wikis as collaborative writing tools. Authors use creative commons licensing in an online environment

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Wikis for collaborative authoring

  1. 1. Wiki’s for Collaborative authoringFatima Darries9 June 2010, TUT, Pretoria<br />
  2. 2. What is a wiki?<br />• Hawaiian word for quick<br />Quick website<br />Used to create and develop collaborative or community sites around a common interest<br />“It ‘s the simplest online database that could possibly work”<br />Ward Cunningham, developed first wiki software in 1994<br />Wiki’s in plain English<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  3. 3. How does it work?<br />It has a read state and write state<br />In the read state- anyone can access (public or private)<br />In the write state – writers, editors, moderate, contributors<br />Page level protection against editing<br />Collection of hyperlinked pages<br />Distinguishing characteristic - compare previous versions of a page able to revert back and track who edited the page<br />It used simple markup language, but now as simple as editing and saving a page<br />Search engine for wiki’s e.gwww.powerset.com<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  4. 4. What is it used for?<br />Plan conferences, workshops<br />Webliography/Bibliographies<br />Book reviews<br />Notes of meetings<br />Discuss issues, comment on items in news e.g. new virus<br />List of “Who’s who?”<br />Knowledge management<br />Wiki Wish list<br />-Smith and Segoe, 2008.<br />team work and collaborative papers (avoiding emailed MS Word file around)<br />Note-taking and social discussions at events<br />A great e-learning tool, class assignment, discussion<br />-Guy, 2008, http://www.slideshare.net/MariekeGuy/blogs-wikis-and-more-web-20-demystified-for-learning-and-teaching-professionals<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  5. 5. Wikipedia<br />http://www.wikipedia.org<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  6. 6. What is it used for?<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
  7. 7. What is it used for?<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
  8. 8. Webliography<br />URL when wiki is created<br />Hyperlinked pages<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  9. 9. Creating a Wetpaintwiki<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  10. 10. www.wetpaint.com<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
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  17. 17. Begin by adding a page<br />
  18. 18. Adding pages<br />Name the page, add tags <br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  19. 19. Adding pages<br />Page will appear in the contents bar<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  20. 20. Editing <br />Click on edit, to render page in write state<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  21. 21. www.tut.23librarythings.wetpaint.com<br />To add a page<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  22. 22. www.tut.23librarythings.wetpaint.com<br />Leave notes for team about the editing, and save<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  23. 23. Read State<br />TUTLIS Directorate<br />
  24. 24. www.wikimatric.org<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
  25. 25. <ul><li>Creative Commons offers copyright holders licences to assign to their work
  26. 26. The licences aim to clarify the conditions of use and avoid many of the problems current copyright laws pose when attempting to share information.
  27. 27. CC maximises impact of work</li></ul>This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 licence<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
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  30. 30. Answering the questions creates the license <br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
  31. 31. Select and copy the text.<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
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  33. 33. Select a widget that will allow html text.<br />Paste the text.<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
  34. 34. Remember to save.<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />
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  36. 36. This presentation, <br />E-LIS : http://eprints.rclis.org/18584<br />Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/FatimaDarries/wikis-for-collaborative-authoring<br />Wiki : http://tut23librarythings.wetpaint.com/page/Wikis-+a+presentation+-+Fatima+Darries<br />Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 South Africa License<br />TUT LIS Directorate<br />

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