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  1. 1. Wikis<br />Nisa Peek<br />Instructional Technology Specialist<br />Kennesaw State University<br />
  2. 2.<br />Wiki Site<br />
  3. 3. Hawaiian word for quick.<br />Server software that allows users to edit anywhere on any web browser.<br />Easy creation for editing any number of interlinked webpages.<br />Uses a WYSIWIG editor. <br />Largest example is Wikipedia<br />What is a Wiki?<br />
  4. 4. See video on wiki<br />Wikis in Plain English By: Common Craft<br />
  5. 5. Permission Settings: Public, Protected, Private<br />All edits are tracked in the page's history <br />Linking between pages on a wiki is very simple <br />Pages are automatically placed in a list of all pages <br />A recent changes page shows all edits made to the wiki <br />Any bad edits can be easily reverted <br />Characteristics of Wikis<br />
  6. 6. Video<br />Wikis: Helping Teachers Educate<br />
  7. 7. Collaborative sharing, group projects.<br />Promotes pride of authorship and ownership in team activities.<br />Allows flexibility, ease of use, and low barrier to entry.<br />Allows faculty and students to engage in collaborative activities that extend well beyond the classroom walls.<br />Wikis in Education<br />
  8. 8. 50 Ways to use Wikis in the Classroom<br />Ways to Use Wikis<br />
  9. 9. Wiki Site<br />Let’s look at some educator’s wikis<br />