The authors explain the idea behind the collaborative nature of wikis
and how it can be used to great effect with modern education theory.
Chapters cover the theoretical background of participative technologies, the archetypal properties of wikis
for collaboration, and the concept of higher-order learning in the form of knowledge building and learning, and examples of different uses of wikis
around the world, including how wikis
can help structure and enhance collaboration in project-based learning settings with over 100 participants; how they can be used in German, history, and science education; issues of evaluation and assessment of learning; and what the added value is when a whole school uses the same wiki
The activity on the Wikis
was monitored by counting the numbers of edits, and both the control and intervention group Wikis
were active having a similar number of edits.
Recent years have witnessed a rapid increase in the use of wikis
as a computer-supported collaborative (CSCL) environment.
LIS Online Forums: wikis
, discussion boards, and other online forums for LIS students and practitioners, including Hack Library School and Librarian.
Where do Wikis
--the official ones, like Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Wikibooks, Wikimedia Commons, and all their Wiki
brothers and sisters--come from?
Used initially by individuals, podcasts and wikis
have become tools increasingly used by organizations as important part of knowledge management as well as for dissemination.
One of several free assets offered to Anaren customers under its AIR Support for ZigBee solution, Anaren's new wiki
is both rich with information and ever expanding, since it allows user contributions typical of such wikis
The functions and uses of wikis
have been discussed to some extent, and many articles have focused on the use of wikis
to foster collaborative writing (Gibbons, 2010; Tharp, 2010) and online collaboration.
To empirically examine the impact of wikis
on learning, this article explores students' collaborative writing activities performed on MediaWiki.
Washington, August 9 ( ANI ): Corporate wikis
can work if they fit the corporation's culture and provide for the needs and interests of their users and editors, according to two University of Alberta researchers.
As the very able author, Lauren Pressley, states in her foreword, "Wikis
for Libraries is a comprehensive guide to harnessing the power of the wiki
as a collaboration tool, content management solution, and reference resource" (p.