is a Blackboard plugin which is available on the UC Riverside installation of Blackboard. Itallows you to create a wiki as part of your Blackboard course. A wiki is a simple tool for creating web content. You can in-clude text, links to websites or other wiki pages and imagesin a wiki, as well as comments. One of the unique features ofwikis is that they can be edited by more than one person, andthey keep a record of edits. This makes them a good tool forcollaborative projects. Wikipedia is a well known example ofa wiki. The Teams LX wikis can be created for use by individ-ual students, for student work groups and for the entire classand instructor.The course wiki, which can be used by the instructor and students (depending on how it is conﬁg-ured), is available through the
, click on
Conﬁgure Wiki Tool
. You can set the op-tions for whether or not students cancreate entries or comment on the coursewiki. I’m not sure why an instructor wouldcreate a wiki and not give students ac-cess to it, but that is an option. If you addthe course wiki to the
andit will be quickly accessible to everyone inthe course.If you have students do research online, they could each create a page in the course wiki to reporton what they ﬁnd. You might specify what kinds of content they should include in their page -- a linkto an external website, an image, etc.
How To: Set up and use a wiki - Instructor
USE WIKIS IN YOUR BLACKBOARD COURSE
Course wiki conﬁguration in the Control Panel.