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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Collaborative Learning: Strengthen Your Team

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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. by AJ George.

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. The second article was written from the same data, but this time with the emphasis on the use of wikis to promote quality academic writing.

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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. They effectively managed issues of trust, workload, and learning within their social network. Define wiki.

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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. What is social learning?

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. What is social learning? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others.

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?

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

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

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.

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. Putting a learning platform in place.

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. ? Learning would become everyone’s business.

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.

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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.

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. Keywords: mashup; wiki; blog; Web 2.0; collaboration; reflection; learning Wheeler, S.

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! Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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

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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?

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.

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. A Social Web that supports learning Staff at the University of Plymouth have been using Web 2.0 wiki YouTube

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. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’.

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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 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.

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). Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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. As a linear model, ADDIE might not be applicable to every course or learning opportunity.


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). Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. blog delicious tagging wiki wetpaint learning Web 2.0

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.

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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. To get a sense of the sorts of things highlighted, here are the popular highlights from Kindle edition of The New Social Learning.

Paradise gained

Learning with e's

Talks that have stood out above the rest are: Niall Sclater (Open University - check out his blog ) who spoke about collaborative learning using wikis, Catherine McLoughlin (Australian Catholic University) on podcasting and its use to motivate distance learners and Gottfried Csanyi (Vienna University of Technology) who covered the topic of ICT and informal learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

I met some old friends and forged closer collaborations, and also met some new and interesting colleagues, whom I will be working with in the future - this a real strength of EDEN - bringing together e-Learning professionals and enabling them to network. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Tags: podcasting blog wiki mobile technology Web 2.0

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate


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. collaboration. Collaboration? Is there a better way to learn?

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

How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce


What is social learning and how can it help develop a culture of learning? Social learning is a theory by psychologist Albert Bandura that suggests learning is a cognitive process that takes place in a social context and can occur purely through observation or direct instruction, even in the absence of motor reproduction or direct reinforcement. Social learning is the 20% within the 70+20+10 learning model. Learning by example. Organization Wikis.

Tips for Developing a Learning Culture


Most organizations understand the inherent benefits of a robust learning program (both live training and elearning) , but they don’t always know how to create a culture that is conducive to such programs. So how do you create a culture for collaborative learning?

Work in progress

Learning with e's

More importantly, such activities have been shown to be very beneficial for all those who participate to learn together (Wheeler et al, 2008). Finally, it's highly appropriate that content within social media remains work in progress, because it reflects the fact that learning is never ending.

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Wild and Wacky Friday - WetPaint websites

Take an e-Learning Break

Wetpaint has created several videos that demonstrate the advantages of Wetpaint over competitors such as freewebs or wikia (in the style of PC vs. Mac) Check it out: [link] Consider a WetPaint site as a quick way to build a collaborative learning site. Wetpaint allows the user to very easily set up a free, professional-looking wiki. This, and the range of templates available, makes it a perfect wiki for the beginner.

Learning with 'e's: Mashing it up

Learning with e's

The paper is based upon some talks I gave recently at Online Educa Berlin , the Plymouth E-Learning Conference , and the JISC Regional South West Conference. Wiki Blog Space Mashups: Combining Web 2.0 Less is known about how wikis, blogs and other Web 2.0