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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others.

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Conference Wiki Examples

Tony Karrer

Someone asked me for an example of a conference using a Wiki both for organizers during planning, evaluating proposed sessions, etc. Likely the Wiki would be much better for something larger. There have to be lots of examples like this out there. and for attendees with session pages, participant lists, that kind of stuff.

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work.

Whose Side(wiki) Are You On?

Doc Searls

SideWiki is a mild example of this. For example, early in the history of Web, in the place where publishing, browsing and searching began to meet, a convention by which authors of sites could exclude their pages from search results was developed. What are we to make of Sidewiki ? Nor in the first ten pages. Next is Web 2.0.

Wikis at Work

Tony Karrer

Found via Big Dog Little Dog - It's information collaboration - discusses the use of Wikis within organizations. Some of the points it makes: Gartner predicts that by 2009 half of companies worldwide will be using wikis Examples of use Acronyms and industry terminology, best sales practices, case studies, client information, meeting minutes.

How to use the Web to teach: An example

David Weinberger

It looks like they have students creating wiki pages for the various topics being discussed. Want to see one way to use the Web to teach? Berkman ’s Jonathan Zittrain and Stanford Law’s Elizabeth Stark are teaching a course called Difficult Problems in Cyberlaw. By learning this way.

How Wikipedia Works and Wikis in the Enterprise - HBS

Tony Karrer

At the bottom of the article, the author interviews Andrew about the use of Wikis in the enterprise. But an encyclopedia is only one of the things you can build with wiki technology. In my experience, Wikis often start (and sometimes end) as an easier-to-use replacement for simple web publishing (an intranet that's easy-to-edit).

Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools

Tony Karrer

For example, I've not included use of software simulation tools, etc. One thing I would say is that I would expect that we'll see adoption of Wiki tools a lot more - but many of the uses will be more as a replacement of web page creation than as a eLearning 2.0 and 2.0. However, it gives you a rough idea of where it stands.

New Debate on Value of Blogs and Wikis in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

don't need no stinkin' blog! , Jim Lee tells us: Now let me go on record to say that I do believe that both blogs and wikis have some valueâ€"just not business valueâ€"at least not yet. For example: People want to blog in enterprises. There's some conversation going on around whether blogs provide value in the Enterprise. In Blog?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about PaperVision.in Really useful. del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. del.icio.us

Six roles of network management

Harold Jarche

First of all, the founders set a good example of transparency and working out loud. Some, like myself, share blog posts at appropriate moments.

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit

Harold Jarche

Using wikis or Google Documents means that everyone can see what the others have contributed. Tweet What is so different about working online?

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open source workers

Harold Jarche

Über is an excellent example of platform capitalism that turns labour into an easily replaceable commodity. The same can apply to labour.

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

Dan Pontefract

In summary, the one hour meeting to discuss more efficient ways of operating became an example of what happens in many organizations today.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

When interviewed by SocialMedi.biz  in 2009, and answering concerns about the use of a wiki in an organisation, Josh reported. Tweet. Summary.

Knowledge sharing paradox revisited

Harold Jarche

Stephen Downes is an excellent example of personal knowledge-sharing, as well as Rob Paterson and Luis Suarez. – Dave Pollard (2005).

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

Corporations were created to give limited liability to organizations that were taking on large, capital-intensive projects, like building railways.

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Nancy White

feature is something that makes a tool usable. ) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features. My folders. Again.

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

Blogs and Wikis are inherently more transparent than email, where 90% of collaboration occurs.  How do you get from here to there?

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

There aren’t just enough new examples of digital transformation journeys, from the inside, available out there. Remember Web 2.0  as well? .

Wikipedia is too hard: A suggestion

David Weinberger

And then I would retire to my Wiki Castle and drink some wiki mead. That happens to come from the Simple Wikipedia. Got it!

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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Here’s an example of a no-cost, one-person curation project. It starts in a gallery. articles.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. For example, scientific meetings like this foster interaction among scientists. For example, we define rich multidimensional landscapes of learning. Take Fukishima.

Scaling knowledge

Harold Jarche

For example, at CAWW we take long conversation threads in Socialcast, curate them, and post edited text and graphics to a wiki.

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

What started as forums and wikis quickly evolved into more robust networks and communities. Stories are an excellent example of learning flow.

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

Examples. Blogs, wikis, image sharing. What can we do now with information that we could not do in the past? I’ve abused Kauffman’s concept of the adjacent possible by applying it to the new opportunities, untapped potential, and levels of complexity, that arise with the development of something new. What am I missing?

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Why crowdsourcing should (and maybe will) be the future of government

Ross Dawson

similar but less ambitious project was the public redrafting of New Zealand’s Police Act, which was done on a wiki in 2007. These examples represent the future of government, though the path forward will be long and slow. You may have seen the marvellous news that Iceland is crowdsourcing its new constitution.

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Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Let’s take, for example, Twitter. know what you are thinking, here we are, already passed through 2015, and we still need guidelines?

Social learning is what managers do already

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some more questions from our Working Smarter conversation on 30 March 2011, followed by my comments. Feel free to weigh in.

What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

Integrative and holistic knowledge approaches, distributed across global networks (for example, how the virus that causes SARS in 2003 was identified).

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Redefining the Social Employee

Dan Pontefract

Let’s look at a couple of examples. Remember Sally? She knew everyone and anyone who she met in the elevator. She truly was a people person.

Steve Denning Nails It on Forbes: Paradigm Shift in Leadership and Management

Dan Pontefract

Photo courtesy of Forbes / Steve Denning. ” Well, at least some of us are writing about it. 251 total views, 251 views today.

Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent

Dan Pontefract

from many attendees) came through an example at the hands of a keynote delivered by Ross Mayfield. I know. thank you IBM). Wasn’t Enterprise 2.0

Talent Development Isn’t Just About Training

Dan Pontefract

That’s an example of a name change gone terribly awry. To be clear, this is not an example of Consignia or Royal Mail. Consignia.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

Collaboration methods, for example, are the use of formal and non-formal sharing tools whether online or in-person but predominantly online.

The Power of Reuse: Wikipedia in Action

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Pete Forsyth, Wiki Strategies (See also his blog post with resources for this panel at [link] ) In the past we''ve been saying that it''s important to the field of OER to improve content. Dan Cook, Wiki Strategies I''m a voracious consumer of Wikipedia. For example in my class they have peer review. Errors are again my own.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. Learning apps.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

With our PKM workshops, I have seen examples of many different tools used for PKM. Can innovation be promoted through better processes?

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis. Continuous improvement. Leaving work to go learn something is not an option.

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