Wiki Wikis For Students

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Wiki Wikis For Students

  1. 1. Wiki-wiki (quick) Wiki-wiki (quick) Where YOU (and me and him and that other person, too) are Author and Editor! Wiki-wiki (quick)
  2. 2. Wiki-wiki (quick) Wiki: an expandable set of webpages written and edited by everyone! Don’t forget good ol’ Wikipedia There’s wikitravel A Wiki about Star Trek
  3. 3. Wiki-wiki (quick) Can I believe a Wiki? Use at least one other source (print source, newpaper or magazine article, a primary source—all available in the library) to double check your facts To change elements of any info on a public wiki You decide YOU HAVE the POWER
  4. 4. Wiki-wiki (quick) Why use Wikis? Together we can: • Build more content • Share information • Check one another’s work • Add information as it occurs We vs. Me You InfoTeacher Them Me Student Him Her You Info
  5. 5. Wiki-wiki (quick) What will we use a wiki for? • We’re going to make Novel Fact Sheets • Sharing – Quotes – Notes about the Book – Notes about the Author • This wiki should help you write your review Collecting the ideas of 250 students
  6. 6. Wiki-wiki (quick) • Four options: View, Edit, Links & History • Pages with some info already are listed in Blue • “Wanted Pages” (pages that need to be created) have a ? at the end. Click this to begin creating. All on Moodle What does our Wiki look like?
  7. 7. Wiki-wiki (quick) Are you ready? Then – Share thoughts and ideas – Ask questions – Make mistakes and fix others’ – Contribute at least twice to the 21 Century Learning wiki found on Moodle To become a better reader, writer & editor!
  8. 8. Wiki-wiki (quick) Slideshow created by K. Covintree Fall 2008

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