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Teaching Tips - Wikis


What is a wiki?
(Definition summarized from information provided on the Teaching Learning & Technology (TLT) Group Website. A wiki is a collaborative website comprised of many authors. Anyone can make additions, deletions, or changes to the content on a wiki. The first wiki was developed by Ward Cunningham in 1995. Wikis are popular with academia, scientists, IT Techies, and other knowledge communities.

Wikipedia, an open content encyclopedia, is a popular wiki.

Listservs, blogs, and wikis can be incorporated into the classroom. For more information on the integration of these community building tools, refer to the resources below or call the Center at 615-494-7671.