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

Learning with e's

Although this is not the entire story, I believe we will need to adopt these and other new technology mediated approaches widely if we wish to secure the future of higher education. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’.

Trending Sources

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.

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

Social Learning

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.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer


Blogs and Wikis. Most LMSs now also have the capability of creating Blogs within the LMS to keep the resources safe and secure. Wikis too can be created in a bid to encourage global learners collaborate together without getting bogged down by schedules and time differences.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning


However, this trend comes with its own set of challenges and Security is the top concern that most organizations have with the policy of BYOD. Most modern LMSs come with built-in security measures for data that resides on the system.

70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

You can’t use user generated learning for compliance training or security training. With compliance training and security training you have to be able to prove that your employees know the rules. That is not secure! On top of that we added our own security.

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

Social Learning

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena.

Social Learning

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips


Social learning platforms like wikis or blogs can be utilized as a platform of discussing and reflecting on new knowledge or skills gained. For them, a ‘reading list’ can be prepared on the blog or wiki to read up.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. " Then proceeds to lay out usage, examples, common problems, etc (the site itself is a wiki so that you can contribute to it yourself.)

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

Google Course Builder: Initial Review


The “Get Started” link (if you can find it) takes you to a rather cold, wiki-type page that details the entire program from start to finish. Data Privacy and Security.

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The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Beyond enterprise social networks – which are hardly universal and face substantial challenges of their own – UGC in the broader sense is beset by concerns about content quality, accountability, organisational culture, job security and power dynamics.

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

Now, even the most security-conscious organizations such as governments and financial institutions embrace software as a service (SaaS). Blogs and Wikis The need for learning management systems to have self-contained blogs and wikis has faded away.

Are You Aware of These Latest E-Learning Trends?

CommLab India

Data storage, enhanced security, and easy technical support features are drawing them to cloud platforms. Web connectivity changed our lives in many ways, and learning is no exception.

Wild and Wacky Friday - How to fly through airport security

Take an e-Learning Break

Wired magazine has a cool wiki area with lots of how- tos. Check it out: [link

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages. Look at security.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Although Edublogs seems focused on academia, its also ideal for other types of organizations due to its centralized control, privacy options, security features, custom branding and support. Category: Wikis. A Wiki is software for creating and editing interlinked web pages.

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.

10 Must-Have Features to Look For in an LMS

CommLab India

Your LMS can have features like, discussion boards, file sharing and virtual chats, blog and wikis to enable learners to collaborate and share ideas. Usually, security is the biggest concern when access to the LMS is given to your customers and vendors.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning


No-per-user fee LMSs are the most budget-friendly on the market and help secure a good return on investment for any company that implements online learning.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

As an example, she notes that Cisco has cited the use of wikis in saving millions of dollars, by allowing “geographically dispersed staff [to] efficiently work on single documents, share ideas and comments, and decrease development time.”

The nature of e-learning in Australia

Spark Your Interest

My interpretation of this result is that the security of cloud-based solutions remains a concern for Australian IT departments, over which e-learning professionals have very little influence. This post is written by Ryan Tracey. The young nation of Australia has a rich history in e-learning.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Social Learning

Wikis are an easy place to start the promotion of collaborative learning spaces, and clients seem to be willing and able to accept this informal tool into their everyday lives. However, wikis are only the tip of the iceberg.

Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning


LMS today thus have in-built avenues of safe and secure social interactions between learners, instructors as well as subject matter experts.

2009 Review

Experiencing eLearning

In June, I found out that my job situation was not especially secure. In July, my column on using wikis for ID process documentation was published in the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions magazine–my first official published article. Why a Wiki?

Top 5 LMSs for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Technical and Security? Technical and Security. A blog, profile, wiki won’t do it. Technical and Security. I love information. Knowledge. Insight. Acquiring facts and ideas from one publication to the next. Every day, I read cover to cover The New York Times , Washington Post and LA Times. It’s an addiction. But as you can probably figure out, I do not stop just there. I hit the net, and search.

The nature of e-learning in Australia

Spark Your Interest

My interpretation of this result is that the security of cloud-based solutions remains a concern for Australian IT departments, over which e-learning professionals have very little influence. This post is written by Ryan Tracey. The young nation of Australia has a rich history in e-learning.

Getting Started with Mobile Learning (Chad Udell) (#ASTDLN)

Learning Visions

What about security ? Data from one system (your CRM) may be living very close to other data (your company wiki). These are my live blogged notes from ASTD Learn Now Session with Chad Udell (@visualrinse) of Float Learning ( Mobile -- nearly pervasive devices. Aspects of mobile learning: mobility. ubiquity. accessibility. connectivity. context sensitivity (time, location and intent).

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

What To Do About It What can learning professionals do to secure their places in a future where traditional training functions are being decentralized and democratized?

10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning

Upside Learning

Easy and secure exchange of learning data. The LMS’ secure system and robust server, facilitates uploading, storing and sharing of learning resources in the form of courses, assessments, documents and manuals that complement your blended learning program.

Gamification: PlayA Game, Save the World

Vignettes Learning

And 19,000 players have helped improve food security, increase access to clean energy and end poverty in more than 130 countries with EVOKE, an online game created for the World Bank Institute that's resulted in real-world solutions for key problems.