UBCO:WikiWorkshop

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Agenda

  • 1:00 - 1:05 Intro of participants
  • 1:05 - 1:15 Intro of wikis, MediaWiki in Vista, UbcWiki, Wikibooks
  • 1:15 - 1:35 Discussion of plans and ideas around using wikis
  • 1:35 - 1:50 Hands on activity - create own wikipage
  • 1:50 - 1:55 More wikis outside UBC

Resources

About Wikis

Wikis in Plain English, a video
Media:Educause_7_things_about_wiki.pdf


UbcWiki

Help:Tutorial - Getting Started
Help:Editing - Tips on editing


MediaWiki

Like UbcWiki, but accessible only inside Vista


WikiBooks

Wiki_Books - Main page
UBC_Wiki:Books/Faculty_Resource_Guide


Wikis outside UBC

WikiSpaces - A public wiki which allows personalizations. Example
Google Docs and Google Sites - Allows for collaborative work with access controls
PBWorks Wiki
Wetpaint Wiki

Keep in mind

  • Wikis are best used for collaborative writing
  • Individual contributions can be tracked through the history