Wikis to Explore
Pick two online articles from the to read
and evaluate: One on Webblogs; one on Wiki Webs. Write a
one-paragraph summary of each article to post on the class Wiki
Collaboration with Blogs and Wikis - Provides easy-to-understand
definitions and examples of both technologies and suggestions for
Blogs and Wikis:
Environments for On-line Collaboration
Language professionals have embraced the
world of collaborative opportunities the Internet has introduced.
Many tools -- e-mail, discussion forums, chat -- are by now familiar
to many language teachers. Recent innovations -- blogs, wikis and
RSS feeds -- may be less familiar but offer powerful opportunities
for online collaboration for both language professionals and
and Learning Online with Wikis
Discusses collaborative online writing and future wiki research
plans. Highlights Wiki projects that illustrate how wikis can
enhance the process of teaching and learning online - such as the
a Wiki - Includes definition as well as upsides, downsides and
Wicked (Good ) Wikis
Faster than a speeding blog, more
collaborative than a powerful intranet — they can't quite leap tall
buildings in a single bound, but Wikis can enable bottom-up
- lots of Wiki links
Educational Wikis: features and selection criteria
This report discusses the educational
uses of the ‘wiki,’ an increasingly popular approach to online
described in plain English - Good place to start for basic
definitions and explanation about Wikis.
Collaborative writing tool - writely, writeboard, wiki - a
Blog entry about the writely and writeboard collaborative writing
tools including a comparison of the two tools.
Weblogs in Education
Describes how teachers and students are
using Blogs to effectively break down the walls of the classroom,
integrating teaching and learning with local and virtual
communities. This article has links to news articles and
examples of educational projects.
Writing with Web Logs - Describes online writing and
student publishing using Blogs. Examples are given for use of
Blogs in English and Journalism classes.
FAQs - A blog on blogs
Blogging - Including suggestions for students. This
link is also a Blog and provides a place to read and provide
A Blog for Elementary Students
This site hasn't had a post
for awhile, but it is a good example of potential use of a blog for
Blogs help Students?
As the debate about blogs changing the
face of journalism rages on, many media courses have already started
including the topic in their curriculum
Blogging Across the Curriculum
A course resource page full of links and information about
Blogging in Education
The Educated Blogger: Using Weblogs to Promote Literacy in the
paper explores the importance of literacy and storytelling in
learning, and then juxtaposes these concepts with the features
of blogs. The paper also reviews examples of blogs in practice.
Blogs: A Disruptive Technology Coming of Age?
To blog or not to blog, that is
increasingly the question for those of us supporting our academic
Webblog on Weblogs in Education
This blog / weblog is devoted to
understanding the best pedagogical and other uses of weblogs and
wikis in higher education