Documentation:Social Web Tools/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.
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).
- CTLT is piloting a [Mediawiki] service for the UBC community.
UBC In Practice:
- Murder, Madness, and Mayhem Project Page on Wikipedia, North of the Rio Grande course blog - the work of UBC Professor Jon Beasley-Murray, (Wikipedia Page, Blog)
- Article: El Señor Presidente
- UBC's English Language Arts Wiki (2007)
- LEAP wikis for tutoring: Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Math
- Creating an LIS Course on Social Software: planning and research
- Team-based Learning: Faculty of Applied Science: resource wiki.