Wide Open Spaces: Wikis, Ready or Not (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
by Brian Lamb
It’s risky to talk about wikis as if they’re all the same. In practice, the term wiki (derived from the Hawaiian word for "quick") is applied to a diverse set of systems, features, approaches, and projects. Even dedicated wikiheads engage in perpetual arguments about what constitutes true wikiness. But some fundamental principles (usually) apply.2