How to Create a Wikispaces Classroom Website without coding
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Improve your Students' Achievements and Help Them Engage in an Online Environment with Web 2.0 tools
4.4 (13 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,899 students enrolled
Created by Amany H. Alkhayat
Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Design a classroom wiki.
  • Add or invite students to teachre's wiki.
  • Design and manage course pages.
  • Utilize and manage classroom projects.
  • Embed video files related to their courses
  • Assess their students performance for a specific project.
  • Practice adding widgets.
  • Monitor students' online interactions.
  • Evaluate students' engagement in assigned projects
  • Create templates
  • Demonstrate understanding of the difference between a teacher's platform interface and a student's platform inteface of the wikispaces
  • Create and edit pages and/or tasks
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Requirements
  • Students should be able to use a PC at a beginner level,
Description

Wikispaces classroom is an online platform that enables you as a teacher to help students collaborate in an engaging educational environment. Research indicates that using Wikispaces improves students' learning outcomes and performance (Oprea, 2016). It also encourages interactions among students through peer-editing and projects. It also enhances interaction between teachers and students as well (Singh, Harun and Fareed, 2013).  In this course you will learn the method of creating a professional  wikispaces classroom website. The course focuses on areas by which you can maximize the learning process through creating pages, making your students participate in projects in which peer editing takes place. You will also learn how to embed creative widgets that will encourage your students to engage more. This course also examines ways in which teachers can assess their students' performance and track their progress as well. Eventually, This course is a professional development for every teacher, like you, who is looking for an optimal teaching experience.

Ready to create your own wikispaces classroom? Lets go!


References:

Oprea, M. (2016, July). WIKISPACES CLASSROOM-A COLLABORATIVE E-LEARNING PLATFORM FOR THE TEACHING OF PHYSICS. In The International Scientific Conference eLearning and Software for Education (Vol. 3, p. 229). " Carol I" National Defence University.
Singh, A. K. J., Harun, R. N. S. R., & Fareed, W. (2013). Affordances of Wikispaces for collaborative learning and knowledge management. GEMA: Online Journal of Language Studies, 13(3), 79-97.
Who is the target audience?
  • EFL/ESL teachers, lecturers, Instructors, professors and educators
  • ELA school teachers
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
01:25:07
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Introduction to Wikispaces
5 Lectures 19:09


Why Wikispaces? Benefits and Advantages
02:15

Let's Get Things Done!
03:14

Adding members
09:02

Assessment
2 questions
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Design and Publish Your Wikispaces Classroom Website
9 Lectures 01:05:11
Creating Announcements and Events Calendar
07:44

Create a Page
21:27

Keep the Formating! Save time and Effort!
04:47

Choose the correct answer

Test your knowledge!
1 question

Projects
07:26

A look at a student's wiki interface
04:58

Settings
06:45


Widgets (Bonus 1)
02:57

Widgets (Bonus 2)
02:33
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:47
Conclusion
00:47
About the Instructor
Amany H.  Alkhayat
4.4 Average rating
13 Reviews
2,899 Students
1 Course
Instructor

Amany is an ESL Instructor, blogger, Educational Technology specialist, and accreditation expert. She has been teaching in Higher Education for 15 years. She also taught many courses such as Linguistics, Computer Assisted Language Learning, Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Second Language Acquisition, and Corpus Linguistics . She's been training teachers to incorporate technology in the classroom for ten years. She published a number of research papers and gave presentations in TESOL International, INTED and EDULEARN.

  • Conference Proposals Reviewing

  • TESOL international since 2010- 2016 (Reviewing Proposals for ESP and IEP interest-sections)

  • SITE (Society for Information technology and Teacher Education) (Reviewing submitted Papers to the conference)

  • A member of SITE program Committee

  • Advisory Board member of the Global Education Conference

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Conferences and research Activities

  • KSAALT Annual Conference, KSA 2014

Using Corpora in the EFL Classroom

  • English Language Forum, Prince Sultan University, KSA 2014

Flipped Classroom: Research and Challenges

  • ELT Forum, Prince Sultan University, KSA, 2013

              Infographics as an Effective Learning Tool  


  • TESOL Arabia 2012 "Creativity in the Classroom with Alice"

  • 45th Annual TESOL Convention, March 17–19, 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Practice oriented                                1-Using scratch software to promote learner autonomy

Electronic Village Fair Workshop 2- Text to voice applications to promote speaking skills

  • International Conference on "Teaching and Learning as Tools of Progress in Higher Education". Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia 2010

  • Integrating Critical Thinking in the EFL Classroom


  • The ED-MEDIA 2010- World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications held in Toronto, Canada, June 28- July 2, 2010Using Storytelling Alice to Teach Egyptian Students Speech Acts (Paper)

  • Effective web tools for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners, Global Education, 19th November  2010 (Web conferencing)

  • The International Technology, Education and Development (INTED)Conference held in Valencia, Spain, 8th-10th of March 2010

  • 1- Using Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom (Virtual paper)

2- Using Storytelling Alice to Motivate English Language Learners (Virtual paper)

  • The First International Workshop on Applied Linguistics, Translation and Computational Linguistics, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, KSA, 2009

             Paper: Translating Metaphors in Business Discourse: A Cognitive Approach

  • TESOL Arabia International Conference, Dubai, UAE March 2009

             Presentation: Using Language Corpora in the EFL Classroom