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Wiki

An online project allowing any participant to comment, add, delete or change the product. A wiki is generally an online dictionary or encyclopedia. Wiki software has been developed to ease the editing process. It is an example of Web 2.0. The first wiki came online in 1994.
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Wikis naturally foster the social, collaborative learning style that teachers are encouraged to use.
This study, on the use of Wikis to support student nurses in learning health terminology found no significant difference between the intervention and control groups.
However, a few studies have reported that the use of wikis has little impact on student's interaction, the problem of which has been identified as being associated with poorly supported integration of the wiki into the teaching format of a particular course (Cole, 2009).
Lecturer Laurie Putnam sought help researching and writing for the LIS Publications Wiki, an interactive tool that details information about publications LIS students and professionals can consider writing for.
The photos are then uploaded to the WikiAir site as hi-res photos, where anyone can view or use them, within the parameters of the usage agreement common to most wikis (no cost to use for informational sites, educational use, and publications; attribution required).
Wikis are collaborative platforms that simply allow the development and transfer of knowledge.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 18, 2013-Anaren wiki supports new integrated radio modules(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Considered "open-source" because the material can be edited or modified by multiple participants, wikis incorporate a user-friendly interface that allows users to insert content, graphics, skins, audio-visual components, and hyperlinks to the site's pages.
PhD candidate Lisa Yeo and Ofer Arazy, an assistant professor in the Alberta School of Business, say that using wikis as a form of corporate knowledge management can be beneficial.
I also had no real knowledge of the origins of wikis or "wiki culture.
0 applications, and specifically wikis, are promising tools for the facilitation of collaborative writing and may be effective tools for teaching writing skills (Engstrom & Jewett, 2005; Morgan & Smith, 2008; Parker & Chao, 2007).
blogs, wikis, podcasts, RSS feeds, social networking) allow for an open, collaborative production of information (Beldarrain, 2006; O'Reilly, 2005; Richardson, 2009; Sendall, Ceccucci, & Pesalk, 2008; Tapscott & Williams, 2008).