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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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. What is a wiki.

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Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

Significant increases in productivity with a wiki. We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Use templates on the wiki to make it easier to structure pages so people can be familiar with it. Document Repository: Use wiki to hold templates and documents. Getting People to Use the Wiki. No information about clients like SSN stored on the wiki.

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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. 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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Wiki rebus

Learning with e's

It involved them going off in pairs and researching the psychology of the internet, as represented in a number of activities including blogging, using social networks, and effects such as the reduction of social cues, respellings through txting or 'rebus', and the nature of online relationships.

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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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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

While many large corporations still fear wikis for internal communication because they are “hard to control,” a number of intelligence agencies have been using a wiki tool – called Intellipedia – for several years.

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We Need a Wiki in a Wiki

eLearning Blender

It's obvious that a Wiki would be a great help in my organization. I believe a Wiki would be a great addition to our systems so that it is easier to access commonly needed information quickly. So, we know we need a Wiki. Here is what I have identified as our options: SharePoint Wiki – SharePoint 07 offers some basic Wiki options that would probably satisfy our needs. Now I just need to figure out how I am going to measure its effectiveness.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

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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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. So, I've had no time to use it and therefore this is NOT a review. Its the concept that interests me.

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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Informal Learning Blog » Why wiki?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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12 Most Popular eLearning Posts: January 2011 Monthly Roundup

Upside Learning

LMS Wikis: Unharnessed Potential. Wiki, although one of the most powerful sources of information, is one of the most under-utilized and underestimated feature of an LMS. This post is an endeavor to explore the various uses of the LMS Wiki. January was a month of varied topics.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

WIKI: Check if your LMS includes a Wiki. Wikis are simple, efficient tools for managing knowledge and collaborating. Wikis are online so users can access, collaborate, and share content, knowledge and files anytime, anywhere. You can read more about LMS Wikis here.

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Measuring Training Effectiveness Through Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

So what does this mean for the lowly Instructional Designer (or his still-lowlier Project Manager) when faced with that scary question about “measuring training effectiveness?”

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Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Social learning refers to a class of learning, which includes wikis, blogs, screen sharing, podcasting, photo sharing, social bookmarking, collaborative working, social networking, etc. Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? ,

Evaluating Social Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Post them on a wiki or SharePoint. Search the wiki or Tweet using Yammer or Twitter to see if there is a previous solution to their problem. It could also include a follow-up survey of the participants to find out what they thought about the effectiveness of their AAR.

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.

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Upside Learning

A guide and tips and tricks for designers to improve their productivity and cost effectively using time management techniques.

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5 Tips For Managing Effective Blended Learning Through An LMS

Upside Learning

However, after having seen a number of LMS implementations across various industries, I am of the opinion that an LMS can be smartly used to deliver effective blended learning that focuses primarily on the process of learning. Managing Training Activities Effectively.

Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS

Vignettes Learning

They are short and wacky but effective. Tony Karrer spotted Commoncraft's interesting presentations. I find the snippets from Commoncraft very illustrative of the "3-Minute e-Learning" application points. I am sure it is low budgeted as well. The topics on Social Networking and Learning 2.0

TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Model and Infuse Effective Practices of Technology. Use wikis as archive of resources for students to refer to as needed. Multimedia posted on the wiki like Blabberize. Use a wiki to share best practices. Posted in Higher Ed, K-12, Learning Communities, Tools, Wikis. Tags: Higher Ed K-12 Learning Communities Tools Wikis Google Docs Google Forms online portfolios Skype TCC09 tcc2009

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Discussion forums are most effective as learning tools when they are actively monitored and directed by instructors. Course wikis. A wiki is a website that users can easily add to and modify. Wikis are used often in MOOCs as places for the members of the community to share what they are learning in the course and independently. Collaborating via wikis both helps learners develop personal learning networks and documents the collective knowledge in the organization.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. Make3D turns your vacation photos into 3D worlds: "Ever wish you could recreate the effect of those neat multilens 3D cameras without having to buy the hardware?

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. There is also an interesting effect that people who are not attending still hear quite a bit about the conference and have some level of tangential participation.

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The hidden audience effect

Learning with e's

In effect, S'cool Radio is taking a similar approach to Dave Mitchell's Quadblogging concept but developing it in another direction. What both projects have in common is their capitalisation on the 'hidden audience' effect. A splendid time was had by all at yesterday's bMoble12 event.

An audience with.

Learning with e's

I did some early studies into the effects of this when I implemented a programme wide use of wikis in 2006. Technology John Dewey conference presentation academic writing graduate skill education Seymour Papert learning wiki.

Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

It will fail if the user does not follow or is not followed by enough other subscribers to enable the benefits of the network effect. blog wiki RSS personal learning Twitter PLN Joyce Seitzinger

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Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

Learning by asking questions is not only fun, it''s effective. Learners can co-operate not only in the production processes (1) and games playing (2) outline above, they can also co-operate, or even collaborate on team based creation of blogs, wikis, or video production.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

My own students create a lot of their own content during their study, usually in the form of podcasts, videos, wiki and blog content, and are encouraged to share these publicly online to gain additional feedback.

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Digital footprints

Learning with e's

Whether it is writing a blog, posting a video on YouTube, working collaboratively on a wiki, or simply bookmarking a site on Diigo or Delicious, students are leaving the digital footprints - evidence of their presence - all over the internet.

It’s Time for E-Learning to Embrace ‘BYOL’

Mindflash

” But being effective in this new environment will require a change in mindset. For some people, this may simply mean getting out of their way; for others it may involve providing some guidance and assistance on how to be an effective BYOLearner.”

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Top LMS from Paradiso – For Effective Training of Employees!

Paradiso

Given the rising number of corporates all over the world, there arises a need for continuous & effective training of the employees. It remarkably transcends traditional classroom training model to provide an intuitive, effective and collaborative form of learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Tetris Effect ) Special Reports 10 Emerging Technologies 2008 (Technology Review): includes Offline Web applications , Connectomics , and reality mining.

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How to Create Your Own Khan Academy for Training

Mindflash

Khan Academy , which has made this form of learning popular (and effective) in public education; and TED videos, which are wildly popular among those looking for short, inspirational bursts of learning. This can be your existing intranet, an LMS, or even a password-protected Wiki or blog.

Content creation

Learning with e's

Artefacts are a material outworking of knowledge creation, and according to Vygotsky , they can be aids to solving problems that could not be solved as effectively in their absence. video Personal Learning Environment blog PLE tagging content creation wiki podcast digital literacy

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.