Submissions/Wikipedia and the Commons in instructional design and learning activities

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Wikipedia and the Commons in instructional design and learning activities

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Salvor Gissurardottir

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Salvör Kristjana Gissurardóttir salvor(at)

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University of Iceland

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This tutorial will explain and demonstrate by examples how teachers and instructional designers can develop online learning materials and design online learning activities for students on a school mediawiki installation while connecting to Wikipedia for definitions and background material and Wikimedia Commons as a learning object repository.

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Wiki and Education - Wiki in Knowledge Collaboration

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  1. CT Cooper · talk 09:12, 1 May 2011 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Vibhijain 11:32, 5 May 2011 (UTC) Needed to be elaborated.[reply]
  3. Spiritia 18:46, 8 May 2011 (UTC)[reply]
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