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RockMelt - Your Browser. Re-imagined. Connect for an invitation. Comparativa de wiki ディノオープンラボラトリ — 株式会社ディノ社員による技術メモ Who Writes Wikipedia? I first met Jimbo Wales, the face of Wikipedia, when he came to speak at Stanford. Wales told us about Wikipedia’s history, technology, and culture, but one thing he said stands out. “The idea that a lot of people have of Wikipedia,” he noted, “is that it’s some emergent phenomenon — the wisdom of mobs, swarm intelligence, that sort of thing — thousands and thousands of individual users each adding a little bit of content and out of this emerges a coherent body of work.”† But, he insisted, the truth was rather different: Wikipedia was actually written by “a community … a dedicated group of a few hundred volunteers” where “I know all of them and they all know each other”. Really, “it’s much like any traditional organization.” The difference, of course, is crucial. So did the Gang of 500 actually write Wikipedia? Stanford wasn’t the only place he’s made such a claim; it’s part of the standard talk he gives all over the world. At Stanford the students were skeptical. Excellent article.
Dossiers technopédagogiques This article endeavours to denote and promote pedagogical experimentations concerning a Free/Open technology called a "Wiki". An intensely simple, accessible and collaborative hypertext tool Wiki software challenges and complexifies traditional notions of - as well as access to - authorship, editing, and publishing. Usurping official authorizing practices in the public domain poses fundamental - if not radical - questions for both academic theory and pedagogical practice. The particular pedagogical challenge is one of control: wikis work most effectively when students can assert meaningful autonomy over the process. Cet article décrit et promeut des expériences pédagogiques qui ont recours à une technologie libre et ouverte désignée sous le terme «wiki». Le principal défi sur le plan pédagogique est celui qui relève du contrôle : les wikis sont en effet plus efficaces lorsque les élèves peuvent exercer une plus grande autonomie sur le processus.
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