Jotspot Finally Revived as Google Sites

February 28, 2008

Ross Mayfield notes that Jotspot Finally Revived as Google Sites: Welcome to Google Sites Google Sites, a new offering from Google Apps, makes creating a team site as easy as editing a document. Use Google Sites to centralize all types of information — from videos to presentations — and share your site with just a […]

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Alternative Wikis: Conservapedia

June 13, 2007

Main Page – Conservapedia A conservative encyclopedia you can trust. The truth shall set you free. Conservapedia has over 11,550 educational, clean, and concise entries, including more than 350 lectures and term lists. There have been over 12,400,000 page views and over 192,000 page edits. This site is growing rapidly.

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Electronic Medievalia: Learn to Love “the Encyclopedia that Anyone Can Edit”

May 5, 2007

If I were “You”: How Academics Can Stop Worrying and Learn to Love “the Encyclopedia that Anyone Can Edit” This is from “A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe”

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Springer Book on Wikis free to download

December 24, 2006

Jeremy blogs about a new Springer Book on Wikis free to download: http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-540-29267-8/. And he’s right, it doesn’t look bad. I’ll print it out when I get to school again.

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Digital Maoism

December 9, 2006

My friend gary sent me Jaron Lanier‘s article Digital Maoism: The hive mind is for the most part stupid and boring. Why pay attention to it? The problem is in the way the Wikipedia has come to be regarded and used; how it’s been elevated to such importance so quickly. And that is part of […]

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Using Wiki in Education

November 7, 2006

I got two interesting links today: Using Wiki in Education and Using Wiki in Education – from Jeremy. Same names, different titles. But a good sign. I can’t wait for the time to mine them for my winter wiki-focused course. Wheeeee.

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How and Why Wikipedia Works

July 10, 2006

Found on /.: Dirk Riehle: How and Why Wikipedia Works: An Interview with Angela Beesley, Elisabeth Bauer, and Kizu Naoko This article presents an interview with Angela Beesley, Elisabeth Bauer, and Kizu Naoko. All three are leading Wikipedia practitioners in the English, German, and Japanese Wikipedias and related projects. The interview focuses on how Wikipedia […]

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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Wikis in Education: Stewart Mader from Brown University

May 6, 2006

Vicki tells us, at Cool Cat Teacher Blog, about a convo, with links, she had with Stewart Mader about Wikis in Education: “On Friday, I had an enlightening discussion with Stewart Mader, an instructional technologist in math and sciences at Brown University, about the use of wikis in education. He will be posting a series […]

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