Wikis- what are they good for?
  • Multiple authored content building
  • Incorporation of multimedia resources
  • Collaborations that span time or geography
  • Electronic publishing
  • Basic website creation for the not-so-tekkie

Instructional Applications
  • Coauthored texts or projects
  • Individual or group portfolios
  • Annotated bibliographies
  • Research compilation
  • Emerging/working lab book
  • Resource for course extension
  • Professional toolkit
  • Long projects (more than one semester)
  • Long distance collaboration (between another institution, for example)

One example from academia: Theatre Arts