A Wiki at its simplest, is an editable webpage.


What is a wiki?

This is the most famous use of a wiki
Wikipedia
Screencast on how wikipedia works (viewer discrestion)


Wiki tools


Wikispaces
PBWiki
Writely
  • My writely page
  • Works much like a word processor
  • Also has the ability to upload documents and create multiple pages
WetPaint
  • Works more like a webpage but has wiki qualities.
Jotspot
  • Assessment Site
  • Free for 5 users and 20 pages. Nice place for uploading documents as well.
Jot Live
  • Tool for simultaneous notetaking



How and why your local could and should use Wikis

  • easy collaboration
  • open or closed
  • track revisions
  • instant creation