SuperSwiki - Bringing collaboration to the class room

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SuperSwiki - Bringing collaboration to the class room
SuperSwiki is a not yet well defined term. Its origins go back to Ward Cunningham's Wiki and its Squeak variant, the Swiki. It provides a place to share and edit web pages, files, and, in case of the SuperSwiki, Squeak projects. The concept of a (Super)Swiki lends itself very well to facilitate collaboration in the classroom, on a campus or even across the internet. It is easy to setup and all that is needed on the client side is a web browser (and Squeak). This paper will illustrate some of the key ideas behind SuperSwikis, how to run and use them and point to some of the existing installations. 1 WikiWikiWeb The concept of the (Super)Swiki is based on Ward Cunningham’s Wiki. What exactly is a Wiki? The best, although not so exact answer is found on the WikiWikiWeb site: 'Wiki' is a composition system; it's a discussion medium; it's a repository; it's a mail system; it's a tool for collaboration. Really, we don't know quite what it is, but it...
Michael Rüger
Added 04 Jul 2010
Updated 04 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Where C5
Authors Michael Rüger
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