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==Uses for Everyone at UP==
 
==Uses for Everyone at UP==
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* a [[IskWiki%21:Community_Portal|community portal]]
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* a means to [[IskWiki%21:Current_events|update the community]]
 
* university history, facts and figures
 
* university history, facts and figures
* update on important university events
 
 
* biographical information on important UP people
 
* biographical information on important UP people
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* archival of UP event-related materials (posters, audio and video clips, etc)
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==Uses for Students==
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* information on student groups
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* information on student sponsored events
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* documentation for group projects
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* archival of student [[:Category:Theses|theses]]
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==Uses for Faculty==
 
==Uses for Faculty==
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* a collaborative environment for class projects
 
* a collaborative environment for class projects
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* showcase of class output (photo gallery, essays, video projects and so on)
 
* publication of research and teaching interests
 
* publication of research and teaching interests
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* publication of abstracts, pre-prints, reports
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* platform for collaborative writing with colleagues (the faculty may choose when and [[IskWiki!:Prefixed Pages|which part]] to publish)
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==Artists==
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* documentation of artistic processes and products
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* archiving of multimedia output
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==Uses for Students==
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==Uses for Researchers==
* information on student groups
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* information on student sponsored events
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* profile of research projects
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* update on research progress to invite open collaboration and feedback<ref>[http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204644504576653573191370088.html M Nielsen (2011) "The New Einsteins Will Be Scientists Who Share" WSJ]</ref>
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* work together on a document, and restrict public access before you're ready to share it
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* project documentation.  While findings may eventually end up as publication or report to funders,  a good deal of useful materials that are not included in final reports or publications need to archived or shared with colleagues.
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* [[How_to_upload_a_data_set_on_iskWiki|archival of data sets]]
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==Uses for University Administrators==
 
==Uses for University Administrators==
 
* platform for university-wide collaboration
 
* platform for university-wide collaboration
* publication of university policies
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* codification of administrative roles and functions
 
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* documentation of "institutional memories"
==Uses for Researchers==
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* formulation of operations manual
* profile of research projects
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* dissemination of university policies
* update on research progress
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* publication of updates, newsletters
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* quick or on-the-fly aggregation of data (proof of concept: [http://dilc.upd.edu.ph/rnd list of publications from some faculty])
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* quickly compile curricular programs (see [[:Category:Curricular_Programs|example]])
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==When iskWiki! is not for you==
 
==When iskWiki! is not for you==
* not for shameless self-promotion
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* not a celebrity fan site
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* not a glamour page for your cat
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* not a platform for blogging
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* not for [http://twitter.com/ twittering]
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
* [[FAQ|FAQs]]
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* [[Help:FAQ|FAQs]]
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==Notes==
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<references/>
  
  
 
[[Category:Help Pages]]
 
[[Category:Help Pages]]

Latest revision as of 23:15, 23 August 2012

This page outlines possible ways in which iskWiki! can be used.

Uses for Everyone at UP


  • a community portal
  • a means to update the community
  • university history, facts and figures
  • biographical information on important UP people
  • archival of UP event-related materials (posters, audio and video clips, etc)



Uses for Students


  • information on student groups
  • information on student sponsored events
  • documentation for group projects
  • archival of student theses



Uses for Faculty


  • a collaborative environment for class projects
  • showcase of class output (photo gallery, essays, video projects and so on)
  • publication of research and teaching interests
  • publication of abstracts, pre-prints, reports
  • platform for collaborative writing with colleagues (the faculty may choose when and which part to publish)



Artists


  • documentation of artistic processes and products
  • archiving of multimedia output



Uses for Researchers


  • profile of research projects
  • update on research progress to invite open collaboration and feedback[1]
  • work together on a document, and restrict public access before you're ready to share it
  • project documentation. While findings may eventually end up as publication or report to funders, a good deal of useful materials that are not included in final reports or publications need to archived or shared with colleagues.
  • archival of data sets



Uses for University Administrators

  • platform for university-wide collaboration
  • codification of administrative roles and functions
  • documentation of "institutional memories"
  • formulation of operations manual
  • dissemination of university policies
  • publication of updates, newsletters
  • quick or on-the-fly aggregation of data (proof of concept: list of publications from some faculty)
  • quickly compile curricular programs (see example)



When iskWiki! is not for you


  • not a glamour page for your cat
  • not a platform for blogging
  • not for twittering



See Also





Notes