Transforming Team Projects with Wikis

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Transforming Team Projects with Wikis

  1. 1. Transforming Team Projects with Wikis Damon N. Gatenby ▪ Jeannette E. Riley ▪ Tracey A. Russo UMass Dartmouth
  2. 2. What are Wikis ? <ul><li>A fully editable web site </li></ul><ul><li>Open to all (permissions can be enabled) </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple authors </li></ul><ul><li>Online discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps a history of revisions and author's name </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic notification of changes in content </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to review and revert to previous versions </li></ul>
  3. 3. How can wikis be used for teaching and learning? <ul><li>Research projects </li></ul><ul><li>Writing assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Project development </li></ul><ul><li>Peer review </li></ul><ul><li>Resource sites </li></ul><ul><li>Course sites </li></ul><ul><li>Study groups </li></ul><ul><li>A presentation tool </li></ul><ul><li>Track group projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wiki Features <ul><li>Remotely hosted or hosted locally at campus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>some are free but with advertising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>small cost for ad-free wiki </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Control access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>public/private/members only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Storage limits </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Images/Video/Audio/Widgets </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG editing </li></ul>
  5. 5. Recommended Hosted Solutions <ul><li>Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>WetPaint http://www.wetpaint.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>PBWiki http://www.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Wiki Solutions <ul><li>Wiki Matrix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In-depth feature and technical comparison http://www.wikimatrix.org </li></ul></ul>

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