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Unit 2.3 Collaborative development Tools
Create websites – Wiki Sites

A wiki is a type of collaborative website with integrated tools for adding and editing content. The online encyclopedia,, and are the few exmples. another. But not all wikis give public editorial rights as Wikipedia does. A wiki can also be created for a classroom or a club, with an administrator who decides what pages are editable, and who can do the editing. Learn more about creating wikis at the following sub units.


Wikispaces The URL of the Wikispaces site is Wikispaces is “a space on the Website where you can share work and ideas, pictures and links, videos and media — and anything else you can think of. Wikispaces is special It gives you a visual editor and a bunch of other tools to make sharing all kinds of content as easy for students and their teachers”. Wikispaces platform provides a special offer for teachers. Since 2006, they have given away over 100,000 wikis for K-12 education, and have announced a goal of adding another 250,000 to that number. For those of us who are not teachers, Wikispaces has a free option (a 2GB public wiki with unlimited users) or a tiered pricing plan based on which advanced features you need.

How to Create a WikiSpaces? Visit below URL to view the steps for creation wikispaces, and embedding YouTube video into wiki pages.


WikiEducator The URL of the wikieducator site is

WikiEducator is an international online community project for the collaborative development of learning materials, which educators are free to reuse, adapt and share without restriction. WikiEducator Purpose: The WikiEducator is an evolving community intended for the collaborative: • planning of education projects linked with the development of free content; • development of free content on Wikieducator for e-learning; • building of capacity and sustainable communities of support for educators; • work on building open education resources (OERs) on how to create OERs; • networking on funding proposals developed as free content.

How to Create a WikiEducator page? - Video Spoken Tutorial wikiEducator 1.wmv, WikiEducator Collaboration Portal tutorial Wikieducator tutorial: Wikieducator tutorial is available at

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