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Published on July 20, 2008

Author: vinall

Source: slideshare.net

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An explanation of why wikis are useful
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Why Use a Wiki? Joan Vinall-Cox, Ph.D.

First, What’s a Wiki? A wiki is a website. A space on the web with a web address

A wiki is a website.

A space on the web with a web address

But It’s More Than a Website! Looks like a website -

Looks like a website -

But it’s Easier! To edit, use icons, just like in word-processing No technical expertise or HTML knowhow needed

To edit, use icons,

just like in word-processing

No technical expertise or HTML knowhow needed

More Accessible! Wiki Applications provide the web address – no web domains needed

Wiki Applications provide the web address – no web domains needed

Free or Inexpensive! My two favorite wiki applications (there are many) Are Free! If you accept the advertising Or, (and I really like this) If you are a teacher

My two favorite wiki applications

(there are many)

Are Free!

If you accept the advertising

Or, (and I really like this)

If you are a teacher

The Really Big Difference … More than one person can edit! In the settings for your wiki you can define Who can see it! Who can edit it! It is a superb collaborating tool!

More than one person can edit!

In the settings for your wiki you can define

Who can see it!

Who can edit it!

It is a superb collaborating tool!

Online Explanations http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english

Choices, Choices, Choices … Wikispaces PBWiki

Wikispaces

PBWiki

Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/site/pricing

Wikispaces for K – 12 http://www.wikispaces.com/help+Teachers

Peanut Butter Wiki http://pbwiki.com/business.wiki

PBwikis for Education http://pbwiki.com/education.wiki Premium PBwikis get advanced access controls, which let you grant certain people editing privileges, while others are limited to reading. Premium plans start at $9.95/month.

Premium PBwikis get advanced access controls, which let you grant certain people editing privileges, while others are limited to reading. Premium plans start at $9.95/month.

Learning Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/site/ tour#introduction

Learning PBwiki http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A204JcGQiY0

Advice on Wikis for Teachers http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Articles+and+Resources

Advice on Wikis for Educators http://pbwiki.com/education.wiki#Doyouprovideeducatorspecificmaterials

Wikis are Teaching & Learning Tools Choose which kind of wiki you want and start playing! Wikis have a built-in safety net If there’s a problem, you can easily revert to a previous page or edit Don’t be surprised if your students come up with new and helpful uses!

Choose which kind of wiki you want and start playing!

Wikis have a built-in safety net

If there’s a problem, you can easily revert to a previous page or edit

Don’t be surprised if your students come up with new and helpful uses!

Thanks for Your Time

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