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Wikis in Education Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Create Classroom Websites Session 5
What is a Wiki? <ul><li>Wiki – Hawaiian word that means “quick” </li></ul><ul><li>Term first used by Ward Cunningham betwe...
What is a Wiki? Cont. <ul><li>Wikis follow a document-based model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each page is part of a complete si...
Anatomy of a Wiki <ul><li>Pages  </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion – Allows users to comment on pages created </li></ul><ul><li...
Anatomy of a Wiki, Cont. <ul><li>Files – Can upload documents, images, videos, etc. and place within the wiki </li></ul><u...
Wikis in Education <ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Da...
 
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Wikis In Education

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Wikis In Education

  1. 1. Wikis in Education Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Create Classroom Websites Session 5
  2. 2. What is a Wiki? <ul><li>Wiki – Hawaiian word that means “quick” </li></ul><ul><li>Term first used by Ward Cunningham between 1994 and 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>WikiWikiWeb – tool for collaboration on documents by clicking an “edit” button and change the content </li></ul><ul><li>Websites that can be quickly updated </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Wiki? Cont. <ul><li>Wikis follow a document-based model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each page is part of a complete site </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content can be added, edited, or changed at any time </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG – What you see is what you get </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis use Wiki-text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be helpful if you know some HTML code, but not necessary </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Anatomy of a Wiki <ul><li>Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion – Allows users to comment on pages created </li></ul><ul><li>History – Full history of all changes to the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Notify Me – Allows you to follow changes made to the wiki, think RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation – Sidebar that lists pages </li></ul><ul><li>Recent Changes – Most up-to-date and recent changes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Anatomy of a Wiki, Cont. <ul><li>Files – Can upload documents, images, videos, etc. and place within the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul><ul><li>Badges </li></ul>
  6. 6. Wikis in Education <ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Daily announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Daily attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual bulletin boards </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting agendas, Minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Staff development documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Staff handbooks, Policy Manuals </li></ul><ul><li>Class notes, Handouts </li></ul>

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