USING WIKIS AND BLOGS IN YOUR CLASS Megan Poore
<ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>blogagogy.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>edupedia.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.slid...
<ul><li>Wikis and blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for practice </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment...
COMPARISON Blogs and wikis, Bemidji State University Many-to-many One-to-many Mediated Immediate, in the moment Knowledge ...
BENEFITS Writing  skills, integration of diverse  perspectives ,  communication , appropriate  online behaviour ,  motivat...
<ul><li>Info: assignments, course guide, announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with parents </li></ul><ul><li>Assign...
... BY STUDENTS Pages on course topics E-portfolio Synthesis of research Writing journal FAQ Reflective journal Resource c...
BY YOU  FOR STUDENTS ... News/RSS feeds News/RSS feeds Demonstration videos, graphs, equations, articles, labs Group blog:...
CONSIDERATIONS Trust, personally valuable, common goal Who owns what? Provenance, collegiality, group work problems Privac...
<ul><li>Work on your wiki or blog plan </li></ul>BLOG/WIKI PLANS
ASSESSMENT Visit the wiki/s regularly Make regular comments Provide a space for questions and advice Develop and distribut...
ASSESSMENT Discussion topics Comments/visits Data gathering Links Frequency/quality of page edits Frequency/quality of pos...
<ul><li>Work on your wiki or blog assessment rubric </li></ul>ASSESSMENT
PRIVACY,  SECURITY OPTIONS <ul><li>Wiki or blog only visible to yourself and your class </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki or blog vis...
YOUR INSTITUTION  <ul><li>What policies or guidelines does your   institution have in place? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Intellectual property </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Defamation </li></ul><ul><li>Courtesy </li></u...
<ul><li>Protect </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Usernames </li></ul><ul><li>Passwords </li></ul><ul><...
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  1. 1. USING WIKIS AND BLOGS IN YOUR CLASS Megan Poore
  2. 2. <ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>blogagogy.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>edupedia.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net/meganpoore </li></ul>VISIT THE WEB
  3. 3. <ul><li>Wikis and blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for practice </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy, security, copyright </li></ul>COVERAGE
  4. 4. COMPARISON Blogs and wikis, Bemidji State University Many-to-many One-to-many Mediated Immediate, in the moment Knowledge is webbed Knowledge at top Show change in writing Show change in thinking Atemporal Temporal Topic/content focus Monological Relationship of pages Long scrolls Creation of documents Static text Public Personal WIKIS: PRODUCT BLOGS: PROCESS
  5. 5. BENEFITS Writing skills, integration of diverse perspectives , communication , appropriate online behaviour , motivation , engagement in the community , higher order thinking , audience , students try harder Construction of knowledge up front Allows for creativity Synthesis of research, scholarship Control and ownership Easy sharing of info Reflection Collaboration, teamwork Track developments in thinking WIKIS BLOGS
  6. 6. <ul><li>Info: assignments, course guide, announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with parents </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment submission/review </li></ul><ul><li>Advice on assignments/course </li></ul><ul><li>Online behaviour rules </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up sheets (wikis) </li></ul>CLASS MANAGEMENT
  7. 7. ... BY STUDENTS Pages on course topics E-portfolio Synthesis of research Writing journal FAQ Reflective journal Resource collections Learning journey Sharing info, resources, links Reflection on course content Group wikis Individual student blogs WIKIS BLOGS
  8. 8. BY YOU FOR STUDENTS ... News/RSS feeds News/RSS feeds Demonstration videos, graphs, equations, articles, labs Group blog: owned by you, but students can comment and post Advice pages (grammar, study skills) Further discussion of class topics Glossaries Synthesis of class topics Resource collections Prompts for reflection WIKIS BLOGS
  9. 9. CONSIDERATIONS Trust, personally valuable, common goal Who owns what? Provenance, collegiality, group work problems Privacy options? Comment rules? Assessment, instructions, guidelines Concepts, connections and engagement Purpose, objectives, audience, expectations Time and tech factors: assistance? moderating? implementation? Why a wiki? Why a blog? WIKIS BLOGS
  10. 10. <ul><li>Work on your wiki or blog plan </li></ul>BLOG/WIKI PLANS
  11. 11. ASSESSMENT Visit the wiki/s regularly Make regular comments Provide a space for questions and advice Develop and distribute rubric/s; provide examples Concrete tasks, lots of links Encourage editing of pages Encourage student feedback on posts WIKIS BLOGS
  12. 12. ASSESSMENT Discussion topics Comments/visits Data gathering Links Frequency/quality of page edits Frequency/quality of posts Analysis, evaluation Reflection, critique Design: organisation, appearance, enhancements, management Pages: writing quality; relevance of media, links Content: ideas, comprehension, intellectual engagement, focus, info sharing Content development Development of thinking WIKIS BLOGS
  13. 13. <ul><li>Work on your wiki or blog assessment rubric </li></ul>ASSESSMENT
  14. 14. PRIVACY, SECURITY OPTIONS <ul><li>Wiki or blog only visible to yourself and your class </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki or blog visible to all, with options for who can edit/comment </li></ul>
  15. 15. YOUR INSTITUTION <ul><li>What policies or guidelines does your  institution have in place? </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Intellectual property </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Defamation </li></ul><ul><li>Courtesy </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul>ONLINE CITIZENSHIP
  17. 17. <ul><li>Protect </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Usernames </li></ul><ul><li>Passwords </li></ul><ul><li>No photos of you, friends, family, car, pets, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep all details safe </li></ul>STUDENT PRIVACY
  18. 18. LICENCE

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