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Ctupa Wiki Intro Presentation 1 17 08

  1. 1. CT UPA Wiki – Intro. Overview of CT UPA wiki Wiki tutorial Additional Resources What is a wiki? Wiki as part of social media Types of wikis
  2. 2. Examples Shifts in Credibility Skeptical of “authoritative” information sources, many stakeholder groups prefer instead information from a person like themselves. Demand for Participatory Media Many stakeholders no longer want to passively receive information, but rather actively contribute to content creation in interactive forums. The public in the United States, Canada, and Europe rank family, friends, and colleagues as more credible than company employees or CEOs. Wikipedia users have made nearly 170,000,000 edits since July 2002. The site’s daily traffic ranks seventh in global Web popularity, surpassing such sites as CNN.com. Shifts Sources: http://www.thoughtmechanics.com; “Among the Audience,” The Economist ( 22 April 2006).: S1 – S20; “State of the Blogosphere,” http://www.technorati.com; April 2006; The Media Center at the American Press Institute, WeMedia, June 2003; 2006 Edelman Trust Barometer; http://www.alexa.com; CEC research. Shifts in User Behavior
  3. 3. <ul><li>Wiki is a form of “Writable Intranet” or Social software </li></ul>- Everyone can edit every page. - An online knowledge base is built up - Discussion occurs. So what is a Wiki anyway? ?? !!
  4. 4. <ul><li>Public (e.g. Wikipedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Protected (e.g. CT UPA wiki) </li></ul><ul><li>Private (many corporate wikis) </li></ul>Access Control: Public or Protected?
  5. 5. Wiki Example: Internal corporate wiki
  6. 6. Wiki Example: Topic-specific wiki www.wiki-investor.com
  7. 7. Wiki Example: Event wiki agile2006.stikipad.com
  8. 8. Wiki Example: Classroom wiki cas100b.pbwiki.com
  9. 9. Wiki Technology Hosted Wikis Open-source Wiki Engine Software Moin Moin Wiki
  10. 10. Anatomy of a Wiki <ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Featured article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Log in/create account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content by category </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ In the News” </li></ul></ul>Core Components 1 2 3 4 5 6 4 5 6 Replace with screenshot of UPA wiki + relevant core components
  11. 11. CT UPA Wiki – IA
  12. 12. CT UPA Wiki – major sections
  13. 13. CT UPA Wiki – major sections
  14. 14. CT UPA Wiki – major sections
  15. 15. <ul><li>Receiving an invitation </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a login and profile </li></ul><ul><li>Joining the wiki </li></ul>Becoming a wiki member 1 2 3
  16. 16. <ul><li>The “Edit” Button and the “Page Locked” button Remember to save your changes after editing. </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG editor or text editor + floating editor </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading Imgs & files </li></ul><ul><li>Cool widgets: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul></ul>Wiki Editing 5 4 2
  17. 17. Let’s Get Busy Editing <ul><li>Set up a new wiki page, save it and add a link to it from another page. </li></ul><ul><li>Add text & image. </li></ul><ul><li>Post a comment in a discussion area of your page. </li></ul><ul><li>Add CT UPA RSS feed to your feed reader. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>History and Recent Changes pages </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>“ Notify Me” page </li></ul>Keeping Track of Changes 1 2 1 3
  19. 19. Additional Resources <ul><li>Video tour – a series of brief movies demonstrating the features of Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour#introduction </li></ul><ul><li>List of Features http://www.wikispaces.com/Features </li></ul><ul><li>Main set of Instructions http://www.wikispaces.com/help </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion Group http://www.wikispaces.com/message/list/help </li></ul>ONLINE HELP WIKI HOSTING CONFIGURATOR http://www.wikimatrics.com WIKI PATTERS http://www.wikipatterns.com
  20. 20. <ul><li>1. Post your question on a wiki </li></ul><ul><li>2. Email me </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Questions? Comments? Do you have a Wiki question/comment?

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