Teaching Tips - Wikis
What is a wiki?
(Definition summarized from information provided on the
Teaching Learning & Technology (TLT) Group
. 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.
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.
The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group
(TLT), (Contains numerous links on this website to other
Blogging,"; Downes, Stephen, EDUCAUSE REVIEW, vol. 9, no.
5, September/October 2004
Educated Blogger: Using Weblogs to Promote Literacy in the
Community, Online and Off,"; Harvard, John, Harvard
Magazine, January - February 2004.
Ohio Learning Network