What is a wiki? Use wikipedia to answer the question:
10 Things You Can Do With a wiki
1. In Ishita Mukerji’s, “Light, Energy and Life” students contribute and collaborate on papers for the course. They use the Blackboard wiki.
2. The University of Puget Sound is developed the stage directions and edited the text for a fall 2006 production of “Mid-Summer Night’s Dream”.
3. Write an paper with your colleague down the hall.
4. Write a romance novel with your sister who is living in Panama
https://dokuwiki.wesleyan.edu/doku.php?id=playground:romancenovel. 5. Collaboratively develop meeting agendas.
https://itsdoku.wesleyan.edu/doku.php?id=directors_meeting_agenda:05_10_20076. Look-up information about the Leatherman on wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Leatherman — and correct it with your deep personal knowledge Connecticut’s most famous vagabond.
7. Professor Nathan Rein of Ursinus College uses a wiki th maintain the course page for “Religion and Violence”. http://rels-327.pbwiki.com/
Students use the wiki to sign up for presentation times. http://rels-327.pbwiki.com/Presentation%20sign-up%20sheet
8. Write Meeting Notes and invite your fellow meeting attendees to correct them.
9. Develop collaborative specifications for a technical environment.
10. While viewing and editing your documents through the same browser you can frustrate your colleagues if your wiki is not wysiwyg and intuitive.
More excellent examples compliments of Mike Roy:
I want a wiki! How do I get started?
Wesleyan staff interested in launching a wiki should contact Pat Leone (pleone). Wesleyan faculty should consult with the ACM for their division.