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  1. 1. Presenter: Victoria A. Davis October 2006 Wiki Collaboration Across the Curriculum – Presentation Notes Presentation Outline: 1- Wiki Background. 2- Why students need to know how to wiki 3- A brief overview of the active portion of this project 4- The pedagogical use of wikis in the classroom 5- Wiki assessment strategies 6- Common questions from school administrators 1 – A quick wiki overview with Vicki A. History B. Wikipedia C. Controversy © 2006, Creative Commons Share Alike Non Commercial Page 1 of 5 Victoria A. Davis, http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  2. 2. Presenter: Victoria A. Davis October 2006 2 – Why do students need to know how to wiki? Online Information is not a joke. Why I chose wikis. It was free. It would run on my older computers and slower Internet connection It was easy to set up, monitor, use, update, and teach 21st Century work Skills Friedman’s Book - Great collaborators, synthesizers, and explainers. Techno-personal Skills Effective Web 2.0 Classroom Read attached paper. 3 – The Active Portion of this Project My Wiki – http://westwood.wikispaces.com Conference Wiki Project – http://k12wiki.wikispaces.com 4 – The pedagogical uses of wikis in the classroom. Free Wiki Programs Available To the use of wikis in the classroom, we will divide it into several areas: A – Essential wiki methodologies B – Drawbacks of wikis and workarounds C – Organizing a classroom using a wiki D – Classroom Instruction via wiki © 2006, Creative Commons Share Alike Non Commercial Page 2 of 5 Victoria A. Davis, http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  3. 3. Presenter: Victoria A. Davis October 2006 4A – Essential Wiki Methodologies The Four Tabs 4B – Drawbacks of Wikis and workarounds So, my essential tips for my students working on the wiki: #1 Make small Edits #2 Communicate with your partner. #3 Know how to use the history #4 Know how to discuss #5 Before you edit, click refresh 4C Organizing a Classroom using wikis Pedagogy of a wiki-entric Classroom RSS to update the wiki Synergy of “one room” Internet schoolhouse CQ + PQ > IQ 4D Classroom Instruction via Wiki • Lesson Summaries • Notes Collaboration • Concept Introduction & Exploratory Projects • Learn Shares • Individual Assessments • Rewards © 2006, Creative Commons Share Alike Non Commercial Page 3 of 5 Victoria A. Davis, http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  4. 4. Presenter: Victoria A. Davis October 2006 5 – Wiki Assessment Strategies Rubrics (See attached) Collaborative Effort Graphics Organization Hyperlnks Original, Intelligent Wording Spelling/ Grammar/ Punctuation Was Assignment Criteria met? Bonus Areas: Multisensory Tools (Sound and Video) RSS Feeds & other enhancements. 6 – Common Questions from School Administrators Can Anyone Edit a Wiki? Editing Permissions • Public – Anyone • Members Only w/ Authentication • Administrator Only Viewing Permissions • Public – Anyone can view • Private – Members Only can view What about the students creating profiles that release too much information? When do you wiki and when do you blog? How do you handle discipline? © 2006, Creative Commons Share Alike Non Commercial Page 4 of 5 Victoria A. Davis, http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com
  5. 5. Presenter: Victoria A. Davis October 2006 Conclusion Go to http://k12wiki.wikispaces.com © 2006, Creative Commons Share Alike Non Commercial Page 5 of 5 Victoria A. Davis, http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com

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