I suggested mediawiki for a specific reason, compatility with WikiPedia.
I think a tool that helps teachers suck content from wikipedia, add
their own stuff, based around their course work would be a cool app in
the future. Think open source SafariU for Irish Schools -
Nils Olofsson wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 12:59 +0100, kevin lyda wrote:
>>>On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 10:58:53PM +0100, Justin wrote:
>>>>>I agree. Put a wiki (MediaWiki please) up there. Lets see what happens.
>>>>i'll volunteer to install and maintain whatever wiki people want to put
>>up. i have some experience doing it for work and other orgs.
>>particularly with mediawiki and the cvstrac wiki.
>>>>however, i'd like to suggest an alternative: twiki - http://twiki.org/>>>>while mediawiki is great, twiki seems to be taking wiki's to another
>>step. i hate to use the phrase, "web application platform," but it kind
>>of fits what twiki seems to be aiming for.
>>>>it allows you to develop forms, spreadsheets, graphs, etc. and it has
>>an access control system mediawiki lacks.
>> I think anything is better than whats up there now :)
>http://www.schoolforge.org.uk/ are using mediawiki, and it looks like a
> wiki is an ideal solution for something that should include
> teachers/student/volunteer etc.
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