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  • Computer with Web Browser
  • Internet
  • Mobile Application (optional)


discussion - A page associated with a page where visitors can discuss contents surrounding a page's topics..

main page - also known as the home page. Typically the first page a visitor sees.

page - A page contains the content for a specific piece of content.

Wiki - "A wiki is a website which allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a rich-text editor." [1]


Ideas for using Wiki to Support Informal Learning

  • Create a knowledge base – You can develop a knowledge base on different topics. Expand the topics as your knowledge expands.

Ideas for using Wiki to Support Education

  • Class lecture notes – Rather than hand out lecture notes, have the class build them as a collaborative effort.

Ideas for using Wiki to Support Business

  • Document management - Wikis are great places to store and link to documents.

Ideas for using Wiki to Non-Profits

  • Task Management - Use a wiki to outline and document tasks for your organization.

Useful Additional Resource

Here is a learning developed by the University of Wyoming.

Learning Guide:Blogging

Section 1 | Section 2 | Section 3 | Section 4 | Section 5 | Section 6


  1. Wiki. (2012, June 13). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:46, June 19, 2012, from