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. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions.

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

Dan Pontefract

to solely be defined as a technology change and not a behavioural change for our organizations. have more to do with an organizational and leadership behavioural change than the discovery of people through content and technology? I know. I promised not to utilize the moniker 2.0

Trending Sources

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

How about ensuring the availability of tools like blogs, micro-blogs, wikis, discussion forums, media file creating/sharing, and profiles, and helping communities learn to use them? ” 4 - Change. “Alas, at some point we change.

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

Steve: The title of the book says we live "in a wiki world." Rod : A wiki world is the new world we suddenly find ourselves in today where networks are far smarter and faster than hierarchies. "Wiki " is the Hawaiian word for "fast" or "quick."

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. Check out the Communities Connect Network Wiki. Then Peg hit on using the wiki to be the central point for the coalitions training programs.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

Changing Cultures in Higher Education

Jay Cross

Last week I received a nice surprise in the mail, Changing Cultures in Higher Education (Ulf Daniel Ehlers and Dirk Schneckberg eds.) The message is cool: More and more educational scenarios and learning landscapes are developed using blogs, wikis, podcasts and e-portfolios.

Walking the Talk of Being an Open Leader With My Children

Dan Pontefract

If I’m employed by an organization helping to lead various change ideas and opportunities related to leadership, technology and learning, I should be a role model to others in the company as well as my children, my network, etc. I’m moving to Victoria for one life-changing reason.

What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Just as the Google Search Appliance enables companies to find needles in haystacks behind their firewalls, Wave is likely to replace lots of wikis and content management systems. I nnovations in computing used to trickle down from business and government to consumers.

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

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. " Then proceeds to lay out usage, examples, common problems, etc (the site itself is a wiki so that you can contribute to it yourself.)

3000 half-baked ideas

Harold Jarche

Journalism is trying to adapt to the network era and democracy itself also has to change. I started writing this blog with a focus on social media, only blogs and wikis at the time, and over time I added leadership, innovation, management, and then democracy as core topics.

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Leave Learning to Employees, sort of

Jay Cross

Kaplan set up a wiki that has proved very successful. (I’d They tag wiki entries with an approval rating which strikes me as controlling but maybe not. Leave Learning to Employees. By Kate Everson. CLO magazine November 2015.

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Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

It provides opportunities for continuous experimentations as well as controlled frequent and rapid changes. He authors and publishes the Nigeria wiki-page on the NGO’s website. change events international development learning non profits/ngos #ela11 elearning innovation

Six roles of network management

Harold Jarche

I highlighted the six roles of management in the network era in my last post and I would like to build on these and show how this is being practiced at Change Agents Worldwide. The organizational knowledge base, much of it captured in a large wiki, constantly grows.

The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As some of you know, I have been a champion of the GiGis (Girl Geeks in service of the World Cafe community) and have long been a (prejudiced) champion of females in changing the world. Women who are catalyzing positive change. And the importance of change the world and start at home.

Adios Ed Tech. Hola something else.

George Siemens

Others have been more decentralized and unstructured – like blogs, wikis, and social media. My early interest was in blogs and wikis in learning. But it’s time for change. I’ve been involved in educational technology since the late 1990′s when I was at Red River College and involved in deploying the first laptop program in Canada. Since that time, I’ve been involved in many technology deployments in learning and in researching those deployments.

In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled

Martijn Linssen

I mean really Organisations use these tactics too by the way, by constantly changing the people you eye-to-eye with. Business or Pleasure? -

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Kirstie on 29 Apr 2008 at 10:21 pm Kirstie… The more you are willing to accept responsibility for your actions, the more credibility you will have… # The AppGap » » Wiki in action: Gustav: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

Here’s an observation from Ross Mayfield , founder of SocialText, in 2007: But I’ll also make one argument, about how the change in tools may be deterministic for changing culture and about cultural spillover.

GEWR Online Event After Action Review | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The After Action Review (AAR) of the event is now up on the wiki if you are interested! The DGroup was augmented with a Wikispaces wiki to enable quick capture, summarization and machine translation of the group emails. The language sub groups were the most utilized, and few reported using the wiki/Google Translate option (80% did not use it, but the 20% who did found it useful. The overall wiki page view does show a doubling in traffic during the event.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Wiki pages created – 2455. A logo, background colour scheme, and a few other UI changes can be made. Wikis. There must be a way to delineate between photos in the master view that are profile, wiki-based and knowledge/learning related.

The Hare, the Tortoise and the Jackass of Social HR

Dan Pontefract

software vendors — on-premise and/or cloud — that continue to flog features versus behaviour change, your hare-like attitude is becoming annoying if not alarming. And sadly, too many organizations are listening to the hare versus thinking through their behaviour change first.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

Each increase will occur, however, with stunted delay until such time in which they collide, thus ideally resulting in positive culture change for the organization. Final Stage – Culture Change. Now that I’m on a mission to merge the terms Social Business and Enterprise 2.0


Jay Cross

This free, open, crowd-sourced wiki-book shows us the best ways to get there. Paragogy is not a recipe: its ideas can grow and change to suit the needs of the moment; as it has matured, it has become more of an “approach” than it is a set of set-in-stone principles.

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

Blogs, wikis, image sharing. Change a document in context and. leave an artifact of previous changes. 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.

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Jay Cross

Housed on a wiki, Peeragogy keeps on improving. Activity stream – for monitoring the organization pulse in real time, sharing what you’re doing, being referred to useful information, asking for help, accelerating the flow of news and information, and keeping up with change.

Article on the CGIAR’s Knowledge Sharing Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

The new artisans of the network era

Harold Jarche

As more organizations engage with connected workers who have seen the new workplace structures, they will need to change some habits, like letting workers choose their own tools. Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era?

Working in the dark

Harold Jarche

Tools like internal wikis can facilitate this, if they are used. Just having the right information will not get us to change how we work. I discuss transparency a lot on this blog. I see it as one of the three principles for net work.

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

One of the earliest guilds was the open source community which developed many of the communication tools and processes used by knowledge artisans today: distributed work; results only work environments (your code speaks for you); RSS, blogs, wikis, etc.

Talent Development Isn’t Just About Training

Dan Pontefract

Back in 2001, Britain’s Royal Mail — that venerable institution of postal delivery throughout the United Kingdom, originally conceived and put into service by Charles I in 1635 — decided to change its name to Consignia. In fact, this change is rather refreshing.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Of course, we still don’t know how much the courses will change the education landscape, and there are plenty of skeptics. The technology driving this change is already at work, and nothing can stop it. Winds of Change: Is Higher Education Experiencing a Shift in Delivery?,

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Tuning the learning environment to make systemic changes for this underserved population has fantastic upside potential, perhaps enough to get CLOs a real seat at table in the C-Suite. The climate for Workscapes is changing, forcing a re-think of how things are connected.

Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation

Dan Pontefract

I don’t believe in Holacracy or other foolish organizational models that want to rid the organization of hierarchical structure, but the behavior of leadership itself must change. Wikis, blogs, microblogging, video-sharing are all very important aspects of an organization’s culture.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Design, Change Management, Social Network Analysis , Wirearchy , and, specially, Employee Engagement , which I realise won’t be a new subject per se, since I have blogged about it for a good while already, but I still feel there is a lot more to share across and talk about.

What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

While MOOCs have been around since at least 2008, the landscape has changed dramatically over the past 10 months. There are many points of overlap, obviously, as both our MOOCs and the Coursera/EDx MOOCs taken advantage of distributed networks to reflect changing educational practice.

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Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

It’s not new, it’s been the basis of wikis (e.g. Several people can be making changes in different places at the same time, or annotating their thoughts, and it’s even possible to have voice communication while it’s happening (whether inherently or through additional tools). Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms.

Redefining the Social Employee

Dan Pontefract

Fu-Xing, as a social employee, now has to incorporate into his project leader role other attributes such as discussion forums, online polls, Web conferencing, micro-blogging, team wikis and even blogging to help facilitate the goals of the team.

Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

She makes a brilliant point: Culture will change as a result of the pervasive use of social tools. Lack of cultural change is not social business’s biggest failure. The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to drive culture change. Orders get filled using the ERP system, while conversations about why the order’s not getting filled happen in email, IM, a wiki, and so on.