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?

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TCC09: Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities

Experiencing eLearning

Wiki Wiki. In this session, we will share a collaborative wiki created by a self-organized, self-managed group of online graduate students. This virtual learning community took the initiative to form a study group and share strategies for completing course problem-solving assignments. They effectively managed issues of trust, workload, and learning within their social network. Define wiki. Social Learning/Social Constructivism.

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Wiki working

Learning with e's

I published two journal articles recently on the use of wikis in teaching and learning, and I'm making them available here on this blog. I have also published several book chapters recently on the use of wikis in education which I will make available here over the next few weeks - so bookmark this space! This paper explores the potential for wiki-type open architecture software to promote and support collaborative learning through the use of student-created content.

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Collaborative Learning: Strengthen Your Team

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Now that the learning is finished, it's time to get right to work, right ? Read on for what to do after the formal training to ensure that the real learning begins. Use wikis. Use something that allows your team to congregate and collaborate. Increasingly, not only will access to collaborative learning strengthen your team, but those Millennials (who will be taking over your workforce), they'll expect it. by AJ George.

Learning with wikis

Learning with e's

Today I sent back the corrected proofs for a new article due to be published next month in the journal Learning, Media and Technology. She is now back in the secondary sector teaching English at Saltash.net Community School , but this is a nice reminder for us both of the research we did together looking at how wikis can be used to promote quality academic writing. The article is titled 'Using wikis to promote quality learning in teacher training' and the reference is below.

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SCORM Compiant WIKI - Xerceo

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Xerceo is a new WIKI that just hit my inbox. I've been thinking about this type of editable "course" ever since my first introduction to wikis. The Learning Object proponents have been trying this for years and I haven't really seen it work effectively. I'm guessing each wiki page is like a learning object that is tagged. Is informal/collaborative learning really going to be formalized in systems in useful way?

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning?

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. However, how many of us have considered using these types of tools for collaboration in a training environment ? As a learning professional, I have been pondering this question a lot. 2-- Share “real world” learnings with each other after the training is complete.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? How can social learning help people learn?

Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

What is a Learning Management System used for? The micro-blogging feature is a great way to build a network that can be used for varied types of learning. WIKI: Check if your LMS includes a Wiki. Wikis are simple, efficient tools for managing knowledge and collaborating. They’re easy to learn and use. Wikis are online so users can access, collaborate, and share content, knowledge and files anytime, anywhere.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. Putting a learning platform in place. Learning Networks.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? Our people are learning and growing fast enough to keep up with the future. ? It’s easy to contribute to a blog or wiki. ? Relationships between departments are collaborative and effective. ? We learn something from every interaction with a customer. ? Learning would become everyone’s business.

Utilize your LMS to Foster Collaborative Learning at the Workplace

CommLab India

According to Brandon Hall’s 2014 Social and Collaborative Learning study, 85% companies had started experimenting with social learning and organizations were expected to increase their focus on social and collaborative learning by 2015. Learning from our peers is nothing new, we’ve been doing it from the beginning of our history. Here are some benefits of collaborative learning: Improves workplace productivity. Blogs/Journals/Wikis.

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Learning with 'e's

Let's start with collaborative online spaces. It relates to critical writing on wikis, but it can be applied to just about any collaborative online learning space: There is a spectrum of wiki activities that can be used to encourage critical thinking in writing. In order to rationalise activities within such a collaborative space, it is prudent to identify a framework within which activities can be defined. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Open Source E-Learning Development 16: Kaltura Collaborative Video Platform

The E-Learning Curve

Today I'm going to talk about a genuinely innovative open source online media production and collaboration environment called Kaltura. Open Source E-Learning Development 16: Kaltura Collaborative Video Platform is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning collaborative learning collaborative video content delivery content platform Kaltura learning 2.0

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Approaches Course Description: The purpose of this course is to give you an opportunity to learn about collaborative learning by participating in collaborative learning. This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0

Engaging online learners 2

Learning with 'e's

I also mentioned a very useful model that promotes creative, collaboration online writing. It can be adapted for a number of contexts, especially to promote various kinds of collaborative learning. I wrote back in 2009 about how I had used the model to frame my own efforts to engage online learners, in wikis - collaborative web pages. 1995) Social presence theory and implications for interaction and collaborative learning in computer conferences.

Web 2.0 based e-learning

Learning with e's

I'm in the business of teacher education, and I am interested in using the latest technologies to support their learning. 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. Based E-Learning , is about various Web 2.0 5 Stage Wiki Activities Model e-learning wiki Web 2.0

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Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In previous posts here and also here , I wrote about how to engage learners in online collaborative writing. I developed a 5 step model based on the work of Lani Gunawardena (1995) which I used to promote deeper and more critical engagement for online learners working in wikis. They judge the significance of their collaborative efforts and decide where they will go next in their learning journey. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning. This is because I recently had to go through the process of understanding what salary you pay someone who is an e-learning developer. This is because everyone has a different idea of what e-learning is and what it takes to develop it. So if you tell me you are an e-learning expert, it means nothing to me. The term e-learning covers a wide swath of teaching and learning using digital media.

Keeping your head above water

Learning with e's

My first speaking engagement is at the Learning and Skills Group Conference at Olympia, in London. The invited workshop I'm presenting is titled: " Collaborative and Cooperative Learning - the how and the why" in which I will look at choosing online tools, creativity, the role of Web 2.0 and problem based learning approaches, and much more during the 70 minutes I have been allocated. will Transform Learning in Higher Education."

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Learning space mashups

Learning with e's

Two case studies of recent initial teacher training programmes are reviewed where blogs and wikis were blended to create new virtual learning spaces. A new ‘learning spaces’ model will be presented which aids visualization of the processes, domains and territories that are brought into play when content and Web 2.0 Keywords: mashup; wiki; blog; Web 2.0; collaboration; reflection; learning Wheeler, S. 2009) Learning Space Mashups: Combining Web 2.0

Recommended Reading Summary: A Chapter of “Emerging Technologies for the Classroom”

Adobe Captivate

Chapter 9: “ Like, Comment, Share: Collaboration and Civic Engagement Within Social Network Sites ,” by Greenhow and Lee, in Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective. Social media and social networking sites allow individuals and groups to collaborate and learn together. Social media has a different impact on the learning experience, compared to technology that is often utilized in the learning environment.

Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0

Published and unjammed

Learning with e's

I was very pleased to see that my article 'The Good, the Bad and the Wiki : Evaluating student-generated content for collaborative learning' was finally published in paper format this morning (Yay! Co-written with the help of Peter Yeomans and Dawn Wheeler (no relation - she's my Mrs), it focuses as the title indicates, on how wikis can be used to promote collaborative learning - for undergraduate trainee teachers.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. This means many associations are wrestling with fundamental questions at the intersection of social and learning: One social system or two?

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! The common theme in functions is the ability to study and practice the skills of a "Collaborative Learning Anthropologist", ( CLA ). Major changes in learning and training are fundamentally challenging the current and old assumptions, principles and beliefs. There are many opportunities to discover and innovate new learning models. This is the primary task of a Collaborative Learning Anthropologist.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Finally, I will suggest that there are five key objectives to achieve if universities are to achieve success in the use of learning technologies in the future. applications have grown out of the need for people to connect together, share experiences and knowledge, enhance their experiences and open up new possibilities in learning. A Social Web that supports learning Staff at the University of Plymouth have been using Web 2.0 Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. The Social Web promotes collaboration Collaborative forms of learning are becoming increasingly popular methods of adult education, because they involve all students in the process of learning. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’.

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Sharing spaces

Learning with e's

Vygotsky was educated in the Stalinist USSR so his ideas of cognitive gain were inevitably tinged with communal ideals, resulting in a theory rooted in social contruction of learning. But how could teachers translate these ideas into authentic learning contexts? Below, as I promised in an earlier blog , is my own small contribution - the first in a series of 60 second videos which will illustrate how students are using the social web to create shared learning spaces.

Back To Basics: What is ADDIE?

Obsidian Learning

Clearly stating your learning goals at the beginning will help you define the roadmap for your course. Typically, in the Design phase you will: Write learning objectives. The project is routinely evaluated by the developers and testers to ensure it is meeting the requirements and achieving the learning objectives. As a linear model, ADDIE might not be applicable to every course or learning opportunity. 1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADDIE_Model. [2]

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Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 collaboration” seems like the most unlikely “critical” skill. However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 collaboration. Collaboration?

Young pretender?

Learning with e's

There is more interest in my 5-stage wiki activities model (Left) - this time from Holland. He argues that 'students would probably need some kind of e-moderating' (alongside the wiki activity). He doesn't feel that students get 'drawn in' to all collaborative learning activities on their own but often will require some kind of scaffolding. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

Apart from a two-year stint selling tropical fish at a local pet shop when I was 16, my entire career has been in learning technology. As an analyst a decade later, I wrote industry reports about learning management systems, authoring tools, and other technologies. In my current role with Absorb, I help organizations reduce the effort associated with managing learning by demystifying LMS technology. Make sure your team is buying an LMS for the year you’re in.

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Watching the paint dry

Learning with e's

I have shown them how to integrate these into a Wetpaint wiki (probably the best of the bunch at the moment for functionality, ease of use and ad-free response). and how enthusiastic they are to learn more about how these tools can be used to promote collaborative learning, encourage knowledge generation and create new educational experiences in schools and further education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Kindle Highlights Social Learning

Marcia Conner

This means you can now have a fabulous way to share what you’re learning and a socially-generated way to learn from others. While I’ve struggled with becoming an online book reader, this feature shows me possibilities that truly advance publishing into a new more collaborative age. To get a sense of the sorts of things highlighted, here are the popular highlights from Kindle edition of The New Social Learning.