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* [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7004.pdf 7 things you should know about… Wikis] (PDF)
 
* [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7004.pdf 7 things you should know about… Wikis] (PDF)
 
* [http://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/basics/wiki.htm How Wikis Work]
 
* [http://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/basics/wiki.htm How Wikis Work]
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* [http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Web_2.0_and_Emerging_Learning_Technologies/Wikis Web 2.0 and Emerging Learning Technologies/Wikis]
  
 
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====Business====
====Wiki Ideas====
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Here are a number of great ideas for using wikis in a business environment.
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* [http://mashable.com/2009/07/01/wikis-business-projects/ HOW TO: Use Wikis for Business Projects]
* [http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Examples+of+educational+wikis Examples of educational wikis]
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* [http://blogs.asaecenter.org/Acronym/2007/11/ways_for_associations_to_utili.html Ways for Associations to Utilize Wikis]
* [http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/asynchronous-learning-and-trends/considerations-for-your-wiki-projects/ Considerations for Your Wiki Projects]
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* [http://deangroom.wordpress.com/2009/06/12/how-to-play-wiki-tag/ How to play wiki-tag!]
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====Education====
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* [http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.com/page/How+we+use+wikis+in+class How we use wikis in class]
 
* [http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.com/page/How+we+use+wikis+in+class How we use wikis in class]
 
* [http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/50-ways-to-use-wikis-for-a-more-collaborative-and-interactive-classroom/ 50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom]
 
* [http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/50-ways-to-use-wikis-for-a-more-collaborative-and-interactive-classroom/ 50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom]
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* [http://eduscapes.com/sessions/readwritewiki/ Reading, Writing, and Wikis]
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* [https://docs.google.com/a/capwyhq.org/present/edit?hl=en_GB&id=0AclS3lrlFkCIZGhuMnZjdjVfMTY0aGo0dHc2Z2Y&pli=1 18 Interesting Ways* to Use a Wiki in the Classroom]
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* [http://www.techlearning.com/article/eight-ways-to-use-school-wikis/46216 Eight Ways To Use School Wikis]
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* [http://edudemic.com/2011/12/open-wikis/ 30+ Open Wikis Every Educator Should Know About]
  
 
====Info Pages====
 
====Info Pages====
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Here are ideas for improving your wikis.
 
Here are ideas for improving your wikis.
 
* [http://www.edutechintegration.com/2010/01/5-tips-for-beginning-wikigers.html 5 Tips for Beginning wikigers]
 
* [http://www.edutechintegration.com/2010/01/5-tips-for-beginning-wikigers.html 5 Tips for Beginning wikigers]
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====Wiki Ideas====
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Here are wiki ideas in case you are stuck.
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* [http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Examples+of+educational+wikis Examples of educational wikis]
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* [http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/asynchronous-learning-and-trends/considerations-for-your-wiki-projects/ Considerations for Your Wiki Projects]
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* [http://deangroom.wordpress.com/2009/06/12/how-to-play-wiki-tag/ How to play wiki-tag!]
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====Wikipedia====
 
====Wikipedia====
 
Here are instructions for adding to Wikipedia.
 
Here are instructions for adding to Wikipedia.
 
  
 
===MediaWiki Video Tutorials===
 
===MediaWiki Video Tutorials===

Revision as of 13:37, 18 June 2012

Wikis

Release status: new

Description A Wiki is a Web-based site where one or more individuals can build knowledge on a topic.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 18 June, 2011


Contents

Description

A Wiki is a Web-based site where one or more individuals can build knowledge on a topic.

Through topical association, individuals can add and arrange content, the wiki Website then catalogs the information for easy retrieval. To better understand a Wiki, you must visit wikis. Here are some of the more popular Wiki sites:

Wikis require little programming knowledge. They are simple to use and maintain. With easy text formatting and docs linking tools, individuals can create content (articles, manuals and other documents) independently of each other. Wikis are collaborative workspaces.

Wikis can be create for any discipline, project, or program. They can be created for businesses, education, religion, non-profits, or just for the fun of it.

Essential Requirements

Wikis will operate on both a Mac or PC, as well as an iPad or mobile phone.

Equipment

The only equipment needed is a computer, smart phone, or iPod with a Web browser.

Software

Access to wikis is accomplished through a Web-browser. These are the most common browsers:

Common Wiki Applications

Here are common Wiki Websites:

Here is a comparison of wiki software.

Since the University of Wyoming Extension uses MediaWiki, any reference to a specific Wiki product will be mainly focused on this software application.

Learning resources information

Reading List

Here are a number of articles and books worth reading on the use of clickers.

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand wikis and their capabilities.

Business

Here are a number of great ideas for using wikis in a business environment.

Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using wikis in a education environment.

Info Pages

Here is information for creating infoboxes for MediaWiki.

Library Wikis

Here are examples of wikis used to support libraries.

MediaWiki

Here is information for using MediaWiki.

Miscellaneous Wiki Tips

These are tips that did not neatly fit in other places.

Professional Development

Here are some articles to put purpose behind your wikis.

Tips for a Successful wiki

Here are ideas for improving your wikis.

Wiki Ideas

Here are wiki ideas in case you are stuck.


Wikipedia

Here are instructions for adding to Wikipedia.

MediaWiki Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you use Mediawiki.

Wikipedia Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you contribute to Wikipedia. Wikipedia uses MediaWiki as the software application, therefore, the video tutorials above apply.

References