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WikiMagic

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How Coonara Community House uses wikis in adult education

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WikiMagic

  1. 4. Use in conjunction with print-based media for support, resources, discussion etc
  2. 5. Use in conjunction with print-based media for support, resources, discussion etc Upload resources, collaborate on projects, support via Discussion Board
  3. 6. Augmented by Live Classroom and Windows Messenger sessions
  4. 7. Springboards Project mapping volunteer skills to Training Packages
  5. 8. Still experimenting – but can see possibilities Springboards Project mapping volunteer skills to Training Packages
  6. 9. Fabulous for networking & sharing resources between sessional tutors
  7. 15. http://wikitips.coonarahouse.org.au
  8. 16. “ I think that they are very useful and it is growing on me. I used to hate it with a vengeance, but now I think I was just being lazy. It is cutting edge technology.” Monica
  9. 17. My husband now calls me a computer nerd! I even moved from this web site and set up my medicare on line to find out where my children’s immunisation records are. If I can use this Wiki to save my work and do assignments I feel I will finally know more about computers than my children. ” Sylvia “ I think that they are very useful and it is growing on me. I used to hate it with a vengeance, but now I think I was just being lazy. It is cutting edge technology.” Monica
  10. 18. My husband now calls me a computer nerd! I even moved from this web site and set up my medicare on line to find out where my children’s immunisation records are. If I can use this Wiki to save my work and do assignments I feel I will finally know more about computers than my children. ” Sylvia “ I think that they are very useful and it is growing on me. I used to hate it with a vengeance, but now I think I was just being lazy. It is cutting edge technology.” Monica I found today's class most informative. I particularly enjoyed the interactive learning session. Love the blended learning. It makes learning interesting and creative.” Anastasia
  11. 19. 18 July “ I feel a bit overwhelmed and very much lost. I am out of my comfort zone.”
  12. 20. 18 July “ I feel a bit overwhelmed and very much lost. I am out of my comfort zone.” 25 July “Blended learning is a quick way of learning computer skills plus the unit at the same time.”
  13. 21. 18 July “ I feel a bit overwhelmed and very much lost. I am out of my comfort zone.” 25 July “Blended learning is a quick way of learning computer skills plus the unit at the same time.” 1 Aug “Today I can honestly say I enjoyed myself .The wiki space is a fantastic idea I have been using the information and even printing out for reference. I don't think I really realized how much I had learnt until I looked back on my skills when I first started. I feel proud of myself and thanks Sally for teaching them to me.”
  14. 22. Is this a dream? Perhaps...but we will give it our best shot !
  15. 23. Is this a dream? Perhaps...but we will give it our best shot !
  16. 24. Is this a dream? Perhaps...but we will give it our best shot !
  17. 25. Is this a dream? Perhaps...but we will give it our best shot !
  18. 26. <ul><li>Use the wikispaces Help section </li></ul><ul><li>If you are really stuck, email wikispaces – quick response </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces forum – http://wikispaces.com/message/list/home </li></ul><ul><li>Lynne’s basic wikitips wiki – http://wikitips.coonarahouse.org.au </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a copy of each student’s username and password – someone always forgets! </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure students use the same U/N & password for each wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced wikis skills – http://gettingtrickywithwikis.wikitips.com </li></ul>
  19. 27. Now lets show you how you can experience some of your own wiki magic!
  20. 28. Presenters Lynne Gibb Sally Dusting-Laird

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