The past few days I've had a lot of Wikis in my life. Two rather prominent Wiki presences that bear mention are Wikispaces and Wikipedia. First, a Wikispace in my mind is a collaborative works pace of varied forms and shapes that provide content to be added and changed by multiple users in an online … Continue reading Wikis in the Classroom
In this article, "Wikipedia:Ten things you may not know about Wikipedia," written in on that site in celebration of their 10th anniversary and amidst what continues to be controversial times for this online entity, some points with real staying power are brought forward. Zooming in on a few of these, the vision of Wikipedia becomes more relevant … Continue reading Wikipedia: 7 Things to Respect
A Resource Page is another fast and easy way to keep an organized collection of news from various websites in one place. If you are finding yourself going to several of the same web resources or news outlets each day or every few days, you might consider collecting their news feeds and accessing them through a … Continue reading Resource Page through Netvibes
Social Bookmarking Plan: Using Social Bookmarking to Collaborate with Professional Colleagues and Students I've just been introduced to Diigo, a social bookmarking site with some really powerful uses. In this post, I'm taking a look at and making an outline for ways to use social bookmarking like Diigo to collaborate with my professional colleagues within … Continue reading Social Bookmarking: Share the Web!
How the Web is becoming a "Participatory Design" two-way street. Once students could only access content online. Now students can still access content, and through the 21st Century Skills and knowledges necessary in the online learning environment the can process and synthesize that content through communication, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, culture, connecting and community. Having … Continue reading Opening the Lines of Communication: