Documentation:Social Web Tools/Wiki

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Wiki

Description: [from Wikipedia ] A wiki is a collection of web pages designed to enable anyone with access to contribute or modify content, using a simplified [markup language]. Wikis are often used to create collaboration|collaborative websites and to power community websites. The collaborative encyclopedia [Wikipedia] is one of the best-known wikis.

Examples:

Uses:

Collaborative project development, collaborative writing, peer-reviewed authorship, keeping track of resources for group projects, sharing resources for tutoring, organizing group events, communities of practice, collaborative resource development, etc. Publishing in a web format allows for easy sharing via rss or simple url (link).

UBC Supported:

  • CTLT is piloting a [Mediawiki] service for the UBC community.

UBC In Practice:

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