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  • 1. Collaborative Activities Through PBwiki Beyza YILMAZ stanbul, 2007 [email_address]
  • 2. Wiki
    • The name was based on the Hawaiian term wiki wiki , meaning "quick" or "super-fast" . Sometimes wikiwiki or WikiWiki are used instead of wiki .
    • A single page in a wiki is referred to as a wiki page, while the entire body of pages is called the wiki.
  • 3.
    • The worlds largest encyclopedia
    • Launched in 2001
    • T housands of entries in 200+ languages
    Wikipedia as the largest wiki
  • 4. Why is it a good idea to use Wikis?
    • Asynchronous tool
    • Really quick.
    • Easy to use without knowing HTML you just need to click on buttons and write entries.
    • Work in collaboration.
  • 5. What can we do?
    • Allow visitors to add, remove, edit and change content of the page.
    • Link many pages.
    • Follow the changes with RSS Feeds.
    • Publish our students projects motivation.
    • Add widgets.
    • Add videos.
  • 6. Make a free wiki as easily as a peanut butter sandwich .
  • 7.
    • You can add;
      • Unlimited pages & unlimited revisions
      • Calendar
      • Google Gadgets ( http://www.google.com/ig/directory?synd=open )
      • YouTube videos
      • Slideshows
      • Chat Room
      • Yackpack voice chat
      • File uploading (10 MB for free)
      • Point and Click Editor
  • 8.
            • Lets explore PBwiki...
  • 9.
    • Some sample wikis:
    • Beyzas class wiki
    • http://bahcesehira2h.pbwiki.com
    • http://bahcesehira2m.pbwiki.com
    • http://bahcesehirb1h.pbwiki.com
    • Tips and Tricks Week 5 Wiki:
    • http://wikiteachinglearningtips.pbwiki.com
  • 10.
    • You can create your own wikis by visiting
    • http://www.pbwiki.com
  • 11. How do you think you can use wikis with your students in you own teaching contexts?
    • Answer the question in the reflection part of our wiki.
    • http://wikiteachinglearningtips.pbwiki.com
  • 12.
    • THANK YOU
  • 13.
    • Beyza YILMAZ
    • beyza.yilmaz @ bahcesehir .edu.tr
    • [email_address]