Week 10
Wikis

Directions:

1. Browse the resources below
2. Join the class Wiki site.

Please create a user name that is easy for me to tell who you are (For example, my user name is lmcollaco).

3. Click the Discussion Tab (IT IS LOCATED AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS TEXT. IT HAS 2 CONVERSATION BUBBLES).

4. Unlike previous assignments, there are several stages of completion for this assignment. This is a TWO-week assignment. It is important that you plan ahead because your peers need your responses to complete their assignments.

5. You must post at least 6 times.
6. You should respond to 2 OUT of the following 3 reflection questions (2 posts)
How might a wiki space be used in your future career field?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a wiki space as communication and collaboration tool?
What types of learners/users might benefit from using a wiki space? What types of learners/users might find a using a wiki space
challenging? Why?
Read all prior responses before posting.
Your posts should further the discussion and not just repeat the comments of your peers; however, you can respectfully agree or
disagree with your peers.
Your posts can include relevant information from other classes or your experiences.
Your posts should include a question to ask your peers.
You are also required to respond to two of your peer’s posts from the questions above. (2 posts).
7. Find a scholarly article about Wikis.
Read all prior responses to posting about your article
Create a post about the article (1 post)
Include the article’s citation
A brief summary of the article
How does the information in the article add to your understanding about wikis?
Create a follow-up post connecting the ideas from your article to the ideas mentioned by your peer’s from their articles (1 post)

Other requirements:
You must post at least once within the first two days of the start of the week’s module to the reflection questions.
You must post about your article before the end of the first week of the module.
All additional posts need to be completed by the end of the 2nd week.
You do not have to submit anything to SLU Global this week because I will be checking the Wiki to assess your progress.

Summary of Requirements:

Response to 2 out of the 3 reflection questions (2 posts)
How might a wiki space be used in your future career field?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a wiki space as communication and collaboration tool?
What types of learners/users might benefit from using a wiki space? What types of learners/users might find a using a wiki space challenging? Why?
Responses to peers’ ideas from the reflection questions (2 posts)
Scholarly Article summary (1 post)
Follow-up post on scholarly article summaries (1 post)
At least one post within the first two days of the module on the reflection questions.
Post with scholarly article’s summary before the end of the 1st week.
All posts completed by the end of the 2nd week.



Wikispaces Tour
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/wiki-tour
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/wiki-tour/myspace
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/wiki-tour/files
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/wiki-tour/widgets
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/wiki-tour/permissions
http://help.wikispaces.com/

Wikis
http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/
http://powerprivilege.wikispaces.com/Social+Justice+and+Adult+Education
http://publicpolicy-yhs.wikispaces.com/

More information
http://www.slideshare.net/suryaveer/wiki-in-education-2071400

https://docs.google.com/a/slu.edu/viewer?a=v&q=cache:Hgbv5JgU-Z0J:www.mrsaprilriley.com/files/Riley_Wiki.ppt+why+use+a+wikispace+filetype:ppt&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESjsSjWaIx9VCsSDAXWHTV2m5RYlx33Okvrg9v6U4fuyUEEIvzLNDQS7QlWQWbGTv1YH-fCJ8horrFFFfJ9Ai-Fcg6ZbNdX1Jt42_-yfyl_aPBYswG_-QJ5RoG0V_2XPGlgjpddH&sig=AHIEtbSt-1mVtyVPqcrn1jsWAmlCr4aCZQ

http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/50-ways-to-use-wikis-for-a-more-collaborative-and-interactive-classroom/

http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/Fall133/huett133.html