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  1. 3. <ul><li>A wiki is a website which allow users to create, add, edit, or remove. </li></ul><ul><li>All these changes are instantly published. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide communication and collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>Best known wiki is Wikipedia. </li></ul><ul><li>Ward, the creator of wikis, described them as: </li></ul>“ The simplest online database that could possibly work .”
  2. 4. <ul><li>The first wiki was created </li></ul><ul><li>by Ward Cunningham. </li></ul><ul><li>He started creating WikiWikiWeb in 1994 and installed it on the Internet domain in 1995. </li></ul><ul><li>He planned it to create and share ideas in a quick way. </li></ul><ul><li>Ward’s wiki is still active today. </li></ul><ul><li>Ward Cunningham and Bo Leuf wrote a book called The Wiki Way about using wikis. </li></ul><ul><li>He is telling how he came up with the idea for the wiki is available on Channel 9 forums . </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>It is the first wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>It was created and named by Cunningham. </li></ul><ul><li>Main idea of the design is that it is quickly editable. </li></ul><ul><li>Ward Cunningham was inspired by Wiki Wiki shuttle bus in Honolulu International Airport. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki means “fast” in Hawaiian language </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Flexible collaborative communication tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Openness and accessibility encourages participation. </li></ul><ul><li>Simple hypertext format. </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly anonymous content. </li></ul><ul><li>Changeable ownership. </li></ul><ul><li>Unending content. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy linking from one page to another. </li></ul><ul><li>Not only a contributor edit their own work, but also edit the work of others. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Wiki are making “ WYSIWYG ” (What you see is what you get) editing. </li></ul><ul><li>It uses simple markup language. </li></ul><ul><li>You can edit any non-protected page or any wiki pages which you allowed to edit. Your changes will be visible immediately. Just click the &quot; edit &quot; link that appears at the top of every page. </li></ul><ul><li>Most text formatting is usually done with wiki markup, so you don't have to learn HTML . </li></ul>
  6. 8. Retrieved from Wikipedia Media Wiki Syntax Equivalent HTML Rendered Output &quot;Take some more [[tea]],&quot; the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly. &quot;I've had nothing yet,&quot; Alice replied in an offended tone: &quot;so I can't take more.&quot; &quot;You mean you can't take ''less'',&quot; said the Hatter: &quot;it's very easy to take ''more'' than nothing.&quot; <p>&quot;Take some more <a href=&quot;/wiki/Tea&quot; title=&quot;Tea&quot;>tea</a> ,&quot; the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly.</p> <p>&quot;I've had nothing yet,&quot; Alice replied in an offended tone: &quot;so I can't take more.&quot;</p> <p>&quot;You mean you can't take <i>less</i>,&quot; said the Hatter: &quot;it's very easy to take <i>more</i> than nothing.&quot;</p> &quot;Take some more tea ,&quot; the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly. &quot;I've had nothing yet,&quot; Alice replied in an offended tone: &quot;so I can't take more.&quot; &quot;You mean you can't take less,&quot; said the Hatter: &quot;it's very easy to take more than nothing.&quot;
  7. 9. <ul><li>Instructors can create and edit a simple website easily. </li></ul><ul><li>Any work that requires collaboration can be done in a wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>Group projects can be carried in wikis. </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments can be posted in wikis. </li></ul><ul><li>Resource collections make the computer work for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Peer review to develop a project. </li></ul><ul><li>Group FAQ </li></ul><ul><li>Future students can preview classes and teachers. </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Anyone can edit. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use. </li></ul><ul><li>People can work on the projects at any time, from any location which offer internet connection. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows future classes to improve works done in a previous class. </li></ul><ul><li>It tracks the edits; thus, it is easy to determine who and when edit a content. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can advance their critical thinking to upper level by critiquing their peers' work, and they can learn to define their work. </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Changes which done are seen instantly. </li></ul><ul><li>People can store their folder, pictures, their discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>Students have opportunity to see their peers’ paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development: Students obtain ability to work collaboratively. </li></ul><ul><li>Students do research more deeply, because their peers’ critiques push them to do more investigation. </li></ul><ul><li>Store notes for meetings or a project </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Openness: Because anyone can edit, it is possible that there might be security problems. However, wiki can be restricted. </li></ul><ul><li>Vandalism might be a problem if it is not managed properly. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis should often monitored to make sure that improper language or content are not permitted. </li></ul><ul><li>Some students can feel that there is no work for them because of more aggressive students capturing most of the work. </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Some free wiki samples are shown at the next slides. </li></ul><ul><li>You can create your own wiki by using one of them. </li></ul>
  12. 20. <ul><li>I created a video which shows how to create a wiki step-by-step by using wikispaces. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the button below to watch the video. </li></ul>Video
  13. 21. <ul><li>Wiki Lists: </li></ul><ul><li>These pages contain links to different types of wiki pages. </li></ul><ul><li>This website include wiki lists by category </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful Links: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 22. <ul><li>Reliability of Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>A wiki site can easily tampered with; on the other hand, the community of users can capture malevolent content and fix it; thus, we can approach the truth through collaboration. </li></ul>
  15. 23. <ul><li>Benefits of using wikis in the classroom. (n.d.). Boston College: Instructional design and eteaching services. Available: [2008, December 1]. </li></ul><ul><li>Debate: Are wikis worth the time? Learning & Leading with Technology , December/January 2005/06. Available: </li></ul><ul><li>Hart, O. (2006). Wikis in higher education: Pros, cons, and how-tos. Available: [2008, December 1]. </li></ul><ul><li>Johnson, N. (2007). Wikis in education: Technology enhanced collaboration. [Online]. Available: [2008, December 1]. </li></ul><ul><li>Lucking, Robert A., and Edwin P.Christmann. “The collaborative power of wikis.(TECHTREK).” Science Scope 31.6 (Feb 2008): 58. Expanded Academic Asap . Gale. University of Delaware Library. 1 Dec. 2008 . </li></ul><ul><li>Seven things you should know about wikis. Available: </li></ul><ul><li>OpenContent. Wiki. (2007). How to use a wiki to facilitate learning. Available: </li></ul><ul><li>WikiEducator. Advantages and disadvantages. (n.d.). Available: [2008, December 1]. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia. (n.d.). Wiki. Available: [2008, December 1]. </li></ul>