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LMS Wikis: Unharnessed Potential

Upside Learning

The Wiki is one of the most under-utilized and underestimated feature of an LMS. That’s because, most of us haven’t gotten around to realizing what the Wiki is capable of, and hence the potential of the Wiki feature is unharnessed. What’s so great about wikis anyway?

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The Division of Wiki Labor: Wikis in the Working World

Social Learning

A better option, and one that is being increasingly adopted in the higher education sphere, is a combination of outside training with a user-dir ected wiki template. Wikis blended learning peer-to-peer learning Training Development user adoption

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Using Wikis for Learning and Collaboration

The eLearning Coach

Now that social is more accepted, this might be the time to build a wiki. Post from: The eLearning Coach Using Wikis for Learning and Collaboration. eLearning 2.0

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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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eLearning Tools - Wikis, Blogs and More

Tony Karrer

Found via Donald Clark - Business Week article - The Wiki Workplace that discusses use of Wikis and Blogs and particularly their use. At Xerox, Chief Technology Officer Sophie VanDebroek turned the process inside out by setting up a wiki that would allow researchers in the R&D group to define collaboratively the company's technology strategy.

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9 STEPS TO DEFINING A WORKPLACE ELEARNING STRATEGY THAT WORKS

Learnnovators

The post 9 STEPS TO DEFINING A WORKPLACE ELEARNING STRATEGY THAT WORKS appeared first on Learnnovators.

Arcee (G1) - Transformers Wiki

E-learning Uncovered

The following details unlockables in Resident Evil 4. This is content players do not initially have access to. This does not include items hidden on stages nor the

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

Social Learning

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? ,

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.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL Google Docs learning management LMS Social learning training wikis

Miss out on Learning 2011? Check out the Learning Wiki

Take an e-Learning Break

Learning Wiki: Content, video and participant perspectives on the seminars and keynotes at [link] Watch interviews with Inventor Dean Kamen, learning leaders from Walmart and Starbucks, and much more. Did you miss Learning 2011 (Masie Conference)? If so, here's the scoop on available content - lots of great information, videos and a free eBook!

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.

Why a Wiki?

Experiencing eLearning

Our team uses a wiki to document our design and development processes, something I wrote about in a short column for the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions magazine. This weekend I was imagining a conversation between two people about the benefits of a wiki. This also focuses exclusively on the “why&# of wikis. Posted in Wikis. Tags: Wikis documentation eLearning Guild Learning Solutions wiki xtranormal

IGN - Video Games, Wikis, Cheats, Walkthroughs, Reviews

E-learning Uncovered

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Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Having said that, I think a big missing piece of this puzzle is a wiki or some other form of bulk content repository. A wiki enables the hospital to centralise that content so that it can be retrieved quickly, easily and on‑the‑job via a mobile device.

Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

Stewart Mader points us to Sarah Denman's look at the four groups most likely to be involved in a wiki or other enterprise 2.0 Sharepoint) 57% Peer Coaching/Teaching 52% Media sharing (images, videos) 48% Collaborative Spaces - Wikis 47% Blogs 45% Learning Systems for Social Learning (LMS/LCMS) 42% Social Networks 41% Employee Profiles 33% Content Ratings and Reviews 13% Twitter and Mobile Content 12% So I'm not 100% sure I get the disconnect.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

Here are some ways to do this: Include a task after a lesson that invites the learner to submit improvements via a wiki, Google Doc, or other online editor. Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL Google Docs learning management LMS Social learning training wikis

Tools of the trade

Learning with e's

Social tagging sites such as Diigo and Delicious can offer this kind of filing cabinet organisation, but so too can wikis and other collaborative tools, which would I imagine, raise the level of engagement and profiling of individuals who organised and shared their content in this manner.

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Dissertation Wiki

Tony Karrer

She also made one comment that was very interesting: To the consternation of my rather conservative university, I am submitting the dissertation in the form of a wiki (although - strictly speaking - is it really a wiki if I don't open it up to the community to co-author, which of course I can't do in this instance). First, I can't imagine trying to do a dissertation wiki. So, if they provide comments via the Wiki doesn't that make a lot of sense.

Botanical metaphors and learning

Learning with e's

The subject of my video was wikis in education - another one in my ''3 Things'' series. botanical metaphor education learning rhizomatic learning Sydney Botanical Gardens Technology wikis

The architecture of learning

Learning with e's

Collaborative, shared online learning spaces such as wikis and discussion forums are characteristic meeting places where content is created and shared, and the community also organises and moderates it using specialised services such as aggregators, curators and tagging. wikis

Digital classrooms

Learning with e's

Blogs and wikis and other social media made an appearance, even though at the time they were still fairly nascent in compulsory education. This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology.

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

Learning with e's

One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’. These were posted up onto the group wiki, and a short summary attached by the ‘gold miner’ to explain what it contained and why it would be useful.

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.

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. We learn best when we are fully involved in the process.

Paper Trail - Infamous: Second Son Wiki Guide - IGN

E-learning Uncovered

The Choctaw Trail of Tears. The graphic link will take you to the official website of The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. This document is a research paper I wrote for a

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

One of the most popular and easy to use tools in the wiki – a shared website which anyone can edit. We quickly discovered that wikis are so open as to cause problems if some form of scaffolding or structure is not created for students. wiki YouTube

Blog or Wiki?

Kapp Notes

I want to create either a Wiki or Blog to share training tips. Do you have any suggestions on the best method (Wiki or Blog) and what product? To me, the scenario that you described would be best served with a wiki. The wiki allows for multiple people to share tips and to all contribute their discoveries and ideas in a single location. I suggest you set up contribution "standards" so everyone understands the best method for contributing to the wiki.

Wiki rebus

Learning with e's

They were asked to address a number of questions related to their research topic, and not only post them to their Wetpaint wiki, but also create a PowerPoint presentation (some incorporated these into the wiki) for discussion by the whole group.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Many are using Microsoft SharePoint, which includes discussion threads, wikis, and blogs, or using other similar collaboration tools. Wiki Instructional Design Social Network Collaborative Learning Social Media Social Learning Twitter Web 2.0 By Dean Hawkinson. Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media.

Conference Wiki Examples

Tony Karrer

Someone asked me for an example of a conference using a Wiki both for organizers during planning, evaluating proposed sessions, etc. Likely the Wiki would be much better for something larger. and for attendees with session pages, participant lists, that kind of stuff. Certainly we did parts of this for Corporate Learning Trends 2007. It was more aimed at the attendee side. I can say that this made pulling things together for the conference significantly easier.

Create multi-branded help sites, FAQs & wikis

ProProfs

Online wikis for help documentation – With ProProfs, you can have multiple wikis up and running in no time. You can use the same content for all your wikis, while branding them differently using custom themes and CSS.

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.