Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions.

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Wikis in eLearning 2.0

Learning with e's

Another stand out paper in the issue is an exploration by Karasavvides of the use of wikis in higher education, and the attendant barriers and difficulties that need to be overcome for full acceptance and embedding into the learning process. Wikis in eLearning 2.0

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

Friday, July 06, 2007 I Heart My Wiki I have finally thrown myself into the wiki waters. The kickoff meeting agenda and notes went in the wiki. Interview transcripts go in the wiki. Notes from conversations with staff members go in the wiki. Yes, I love my wiki.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 4

Upside Learning

50 Ways To Use Wikis For A More Collaborative And Interactive Classroom. Wikis are an exceptionally useful tool for getting students more involved in curriculum. This article shares how you can put wikis to work in your classroom.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Wiki uses at Universities

E-Learning Acupuncture

Thursday, March 08, 2007 Wiki uses at Universities Wikis, a popular Web 2.0 Some universities have deployed a university-wide wiki while others have deployed department-specific wikis. Some of these wikis have been taken down - they existed at the time I wrote this post in March 2007). In general, these institutions are using wikis for these main purposes: Manage communication for collaborative staff projects (i.e.

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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

Core component #1: Wiki. The primary component of my ILE is a comprehensive wiki. A wiki enables the organisation to centralise that collateral, whether directly (by inputting it) or indirectly (by linking to where it exists elsewhere), thereby functioning as the first port of call.

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

Social media looked at includes Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, Wikis and a bunch of other tools. Another year comes towards to an end and its been another year of great reading for anyone with an interest in learning.

Interesting Concept in Text Books

Bottom-Line Performance

The whole discussion reminds me of the arguements for and against wikis. Tags: emerging trends and technologies text books wikis I was reading the New York Times (on my iPhone, not the actual paper) and I stumbled across this article. Publishers are creating new digitial text books that allow professors and teachers to edit the books. Interesting concept! And, as any college student will tell you, fantastically cheap! The digital editions run around $50 vs. a print version of $130.

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2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 1: Top 10 C4LPT resources Happy Christmas! 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 On December 22, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In this the second part of my Review of 2010 I am going to present my 10 favourite resources that I have posted on my Pick of the Day (JPOD) and Social Media for Working and Learning (SMWL) blogs this year. 

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?” - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2010 As a follow-up to my (successful?)

Web 2.0 based e-learning

Learning with e's

A few years ago, I began to use wikis as embedded module tools to encourage and support collaborative learning. Several articles on my use of wikis have been published over the last 2 years, most recently in journals and book chapters.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? July 3, 2010. July 28, 2010.

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AITD 2010 – spreading good intentions

Janet Clarey

I’m just back from the 2010 Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Conference in Sydney. We collectively created a wiki, explored blogging, Twitter, social networks, etc. in·ten·tion, n. Pronunciation: in-?ten(t)-sh?n. ten(t)-sh?n.

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Experiencing E-Learning » Weekly Bookmarks (3/7/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

A marriage made in Heaven?

Learning with e's

Tools such as blogs, wikis, podcasts and social networking sites are flourishing, and boasting huge numbers of adherents. Tags: mobile phones txt social networking podcasts blogs social media mobile learning m-learning wikis

MATEC Webinar Notes and Slides: Social Media and Student Success

Kapp Notes

Blog or Wiki --A discussion on when to use a blog vs. a wiki. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. I am giving a presentation today at 1:00 EDT.

How to Harness Informal Learning

Rob Hubbard

a Ning network), using wikis and blogs. If a question is coming up again and again on a wiki or network, it can also help to identify areas where more formal training is needed, making that side of organisational learning more effective and responsive as well.

SharePoint Social Learning Experience

Tony Karrer

A wiki that served as a repository for the resources they collected. Will it make the most sense as SharePoint 2010 begins to roll out into organizations?

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Not to mention blogs, wikis, discussion forums and social bookmarks. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring.

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User generated content

Learning with e's

The wiki page, or blog content, or whatever the UGC format is, remains informal in nature, regardless how elements of it are being used or repurposed. Tags: #eden10 blogs CONCEDE UGC wikis

Content creation

Learning with e's

The use of wikis in group learning to promote collaboration and make a record of what has been learnt is becoming more popular in all sectors of education. video Personal Learning Environment blog PLE tagging content creation wiki podcast digital literacy

New spaces, new pedagogies

Learning with e's

Students now have the capability to create and share their own content through blogs, wikis, video- and photo-sharing services such as YouTube and Flickr. wikis privacy digital identity


Learning with e's

In more formalised education settings, there is a proliferation in the use of wikis and other collaborative shared spaces. Tags: blog wiki user generated content CONCEDE podcast User generated content is everywhere.

My award-winning IQ

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I had the honour of collecting a Best Blended Learning Solution Award (Gold Level) at the 2010 LearnX Asia Pacific Conference. The blended learning solution in question is “IQ&# , an intranet-based portal that I developed for my colleagues at my workplace.

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Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

3rd, 2010 and runs until Dec. 14th, 2010. On December 15th, 2010, drawing will be conducted, and one person will be randomly selected for each prize. My reference was in regards to social learning and not innovating – they follow the same ol same – Facebook like page, micro-blog, maybe a blog, wiki, rss feed, maybe YouTube links, chat room, discussion board, etc. Many of us, see e-learning vendors who put $$$ ahead of their customers.

Hitch-Hiking across cyberspace

Learning with e's

It is not hard to understand the reasons why some students get really hacked off when they work hard to contribute meaningful and considered contributions to a wiki or online discussion group only for others who haven't contributed to also take credit.

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Going geographical

Learning with e's

Students now have the capability to create and share their own content through blogs, wikis, video- and photo-sharing services such as YouTube and Flickr. Royal Geographical Society education blogs wiki Flickr social media mobile learning iPOD FaceBook Web 2.0

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Source: 2009-Horizon-Report This prediction is reinforced by the growth of the worldwide-converged mobile device market (commonly referred to as smartphones ) that more than doubled that of the overall mobile phone market in the first quarter of 2010—a sign the segment is in high-growth mode again.

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Blog Book Tour: Social Media for Trainers--stop #9

ID Reflections

With her focus on the main tools that have grabbed “global imagination” namely, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Wikis, Jane Bozarth writes a lucid, eminently readable account of what technology has to offer in terms of Social Media tools and their position in the sphere of learning.

Cool e-learning for kids (and their grown-ups, too)

Spark Your Interest

This wiki on using TED talks sounds very cool. I’m working with a school district to help them figure out how to incorporate web 2.0 tools into their practices. I have to tell you it is the BEST project! . I thought I’d share some of the fun stuff that I’ve found for them in my hour of research this morning. I think it has applications to organizations, showing how to use/apply some web 2.0

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Reusable cooking objects

Learning with e's

I simply set up a wiki and populated it with a set of learning activities. I then replicated the wiki 13 times more and let it loose. It didn't take long to do once the first wiki had been established, and in a sense, I re-used the same content over a dozen times.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

Now: pick a project and do something join PS community Register of the PS Wiki Want more Bob? Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? with Bob Mosher of Learning Guide Solutions, presented by Massachusetts Chapter of ISPI and sponsored by Kineo.