Welcome to EducationalWikis.com!


For those not familiar with wikis, they are a little bit of computing magic. They are simple, easy to use (yes, we promise, you will soon feel that way!), and require only a web browser and a connection to the internet. Yet they hold the promise of dramatically changing the way that we work and learn together.

This Site


This site iteself is an example of a "wiki." Invented by Ward Cunningham, wikis are a read/write web technology that allow for easy, fast, and collaborative websites to be built without the need for special software or a lot of training. Adam Frey, from Wikispaces calls a wiki: "a web page with an edit button." Learn more about wikis here.

New: Recorded Interview on Wikis


Steve Hargadon's EdTechLive interview on 8/24/06 with Victoria Davis and Adam Frey: "Wikis--What Are They, and Why Use Them in Education?"

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Email List


We've also set up an email list for getting help with wikis in education at http://groups.google.com/group/educationalwikis. This should allow you to exchange ideas and get help if you have any immediate questions.


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