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This resource offers an introduction to the use of wikis in education. The Wikiversity community keeps track of education-oriented wikis, establishes constructive interactions with them, and researches their technology, activity, culture, processes, and impact. Constructive interactions is a sub-page for exploring interactions between education-oriented wikis and other projects involved in the development of learning resources.

Educational wikis[edit | edit source]

Ask Dr Wiki[edit | edit source]

Ask Dr Wiki - A medical wiki with the goal of creating a collective online memory for physicians, fellows, residents, and medical students.

CouchSurfing[edit | edit source]

CouchSurfing University - social networking wiki that is trying to make use of Wikiversity resources.

Curriki[edit | edit source]

Curriki was started by Scott McNealy the co-founder of Sun Microsystems. It is a non-profit organisation with the goal of building a complete course of instruction and assessment for K-12.

Debatepedia[edit | edit source]

  • Debatepedia - International Debate Education Association

Edutechwiki[edit | edit source]

ELATEwiki[edit | edit source]

  • [1] - E-Learning and Teaching Exchange wiki supports e-learning endeavors at the higher education level.

Experimental Learning Processes[edit | edit source]

Join or create a debate and/or summarize its salient features at Please note this is an external site with its own community, social norms, and legal requirements. Please be prudent and wise in paraphrasing, citing, and archival of results locally. Content license requirements may conflict occasionally. Alternatively, methods learned there may be useful within the context of some local learning process or free materials development.

FLOSSCom Project & Ubuntu Education[edit | edit source]

One Laptop per Child[edit | edit source]

One Laptop per Child wiki - research initiative to develop a $100 laptop—a technology that could revolutionize how we educate the world's children. The Educators' page describes OLPC learning projects. Licence: cc by + others. See also: One Laptop Per Teacher.

OER Grapevine[edit | edit source]

  • OER Grapevine - mission is to promote discussion and cooperation among projects relating to open educational resources

OpenWetWare[edit | edit source]

  • OpenWetWare promote the sharing of information, know-how, and wisdom among researchers and groups who are working in biology & biological engineering.

Second Life Education Wiki[edit | edit source]

Second Life Education Wiki -"Second Life provides a unique and flexible environment for educators interested in distance learning"

WikiEducator[edit | edit source]

WikiEducator - is a community project working collaboratively with the Free Culture Movement towards a free version of the education curriculum by 2015. WikiEducator has a strong focus on a learning for development agenda. Content is licensed under CC-BY-SA. WikiEducator has similar goals and methods to Wikiversity.

Wikihow[edit | edit source]

  • Wikihow - Another wiki with how-to information, licenced under a creative commons By-NC-SA license.

Wikihowto[edit | edit source]

  • Wikihowto - comprehensive, free, and open Howtos hosted by Wikia. Content licenced under CC-BY-SA.

Wikiversity[edit | edit source]

Wiki auto-training project[edit | edit source]

Empower yourself wiki - after using many tools to place the courses materials and students works (tikiwiki, google sites, moodle, and others) this one still new started 20/8/2012 will use mediawiki it seem to me the nearest to my first goals "Freedom and empowerment" I will come back at the end of the fall semester to evalute this experience.

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