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Wiki

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Wiki

  1. 1. in language teaching Wikis
  2. 2. A wiki: <ul><li>Is like a public website, or public web page. </li></ul><ul><li>Is started by one person, but visitors can add to , delete or change as they wish. </li></ul><ul><li>Is dynamic. </li></ul><ul><li>Can have multiple authors. </li></ul><ul><li>Is like having a publicly accessible word processing document available online, which anyone can edit. </li></ul>
  3. 3. One of the best-known wikis is: <ul><li>www.wikipedia.org </li></ul>
  4. 4. You can visit our wiki at: Lense 4to
  5. 5. Advantage: <ul><li>When a web page in a wiki is edited, changed or deleted previous versions of the page are automatically saved. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to start using a wiki with learners:
  7. 7. The best way is <ul><li>setting up simple collaborative writing project. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Using a free wiki site, the teacher sets up the first page of a wiki , outlining the topic of the project, and the steps the learners will need to take in the project. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The wiki can be kept as an internal class project or can be given the public nature of the Internet.
  10. 10. Knowing that the wiki will be viewed by readers outside the classroom is an added incentive for learners.
  11. 11. By giving the wiki a password, only those who know the password can edit it, which gives your wiki some measure of security.

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