Friday, October 2, 2009

Wikis: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

On Tuesday, October 6th, I will be leading a professional development workshop at my school on Wikis. One of the first things I will be doing with the teachers is having them view a 5-slide presentation on Good, Bad, and Ugly uses of wikis. I would appreciate feedback from those of you who are using wikis:

1. How have you seen wikis used effectively?
2. What are common but ineffective uses of wikis?
3. What are some downright bad uses of wikis?

2 comments:

  1. The worst use is when someone posts a page that just contains a document as an attachment.

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  2. I think the 'bad' is when there is no bibliography or source list. Also, allowing students to cut and paste from the internet instead of WRITING the content.

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