Where Are the W&M Wikis?

Learn the difference between Blackboard wikis, campus pack wikis, and WMwikis.

W&M Faculty Have Three Wiki Tools to Choose from

The Blackboard Wiki tool is a good choice for folks who wish to use a simple wiki which will only be viewed by members of the class.

The Blackboard Wiki tool is a good choice for folks who wish to use a simple wiki which will only be viewed by members of the class.

 

Option 1: Campus Pack

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Campus Pack is a Blackboard add-on. Campus pack originally provided tools that were not available in earlier versions of Blackboard.

 

Option 2: Wikis in Blackboard

You will find two links for wiki tools in your Blackboard Course Management or Tools area. The Blackboard wiki tool is called simply, "Wikis". The Campus Pack add-on is called "Campus Pack Wiki Tool."

You will find two links for wiki tools in your Blackboard Course Management or Tools area. The Blackboard wiki tool is called simply, “Wikis”. The Campus Pack add-on is called “Campus Pack Wiki Tool.”

Option 3: WMwikis

The third wiki tool available to W&M users is WMwikis. WMwikis is a robust wiki-editing tool that is great for collaborative projects and for sharing content on the web. Visit www.wmwikis.net to explore WMwikis.

The third wiki tool available to W&M users is WMwikis. WMwikis is a robust wiki-editing tool that is great for collaborative projects and for sharing content on the web. Visit www.wmwikis.net to explore WMwikis.

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If you’re interested in using a W&M wiki, you may also want to take a look at How to Create a New Page in a W&M Wiki and How to Make a New W&M Wiki

About April Lawrence

April Lawrence is the Academic Technologist for the School of Education. A high school English teacher for ten years, April also worked in online course design and development before joining the AIS staff. April is a doctoral candidate in Educational Policy, Planning & Leadership at William & Mary. Her research interests include exploring the intersections of culture, technology integration, and learning.