Submissions/power to the writing process

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Information

This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.


Title of the submission

power to the writing process

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)

workshop

Author of the submission

Henning Klein, Matthias Wernicke, Frederic Matthe

E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)

scholarwiki

Country of origin

Germany

Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
30-word contribution & benefits statement

Short overviews a.) of didactical approaches dealing with MediaWiki-based scientific writing using reference management and/or b.) of necessary technical solutions to support writing processes (reference management, card index, outlining). Following by discussions about didactical requirements on the use of Wikis in this way and/or possibilities of connecting additional tools/softwares to MediaWiki.
Who we are

Proposed time frame (0,75 or 1,5 or 3 h)

3 hours

Abstract

The workshop will focus on facilitating the use of a mediawiki environment as an efficient tool for scientific writing. We will discuss the special problems that arise when a mediawiki is used in this capacity. Matters for special consideration are:

  • wiki learning scenarios in higher education
  • chances and problems of cooperation/collaboration processes in the context of wiki based scientific writing
  • mediawiki as card index box (slip box, zettelkasten)
  • integration of bibliographic tools
  • chances and problems of wiki farms in educational context
  • layout and printing resources


It is possible to focus this workshop more on aspects of knowledge/collaboration as well as on the technical aspects (infrastructure).

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)

Knowledge and Collaboration / Infrastructure

Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Surely

Slides or further information (optional)


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  1. Mayooranathan 21:17, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
  2. Kocio 00:16, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
  3. Gustavocarra 13:44, 7 July 2010 (UTC)