Iskomunidad:About

iskWiki! is an open-purpose community wiki of the University of the Philippines. Hosted by the Diliman Interactive Learning Center, it is a platform for online collaboration. Coined by its developer, Jastinne Cesar Macalalad, iskWiki! is a portmanteau: isko/iska - refers to "Iskolar ng Bayan" (as the students of the University are sometimes referred to) + wiki. Login access uses the UP Webmail Account.

iskWiki! was launched in February 16, 2009. Vview Chancellor Cao's message, DILC's press release.

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Utilization


By far iskWiki contains mostly profiles of student organizations and some faculty members, student theses, posts on events, video and audio files. It has received unique 838,931 pageviews between 16 February 2009 (its launching) and 16 April 2012.

IskWiki! traffic between 16 Feb 2009-16 April 2012, as monitored by Google Analytics



traffic sources for iskWiki, as monitored by Google Analytics



Staff


Jastinne Cesar Macalalad (Design and Customization)
Wen Moralejo (Product Manager)
Peter A. Sy (Project Management)

Volunteers


John Lemar Magbitang Tirao (Templates)

Recently Completed Features


  • media playlist player (see example)
  • the DILC Uploader - enables iskWiki users to upload large files, especially theses
  • "User Group"-only view and edit
  • read-only flipbooks



Roadmap


  • User Admin Module - enables the management of non-UPD users
  • Templates for book, lab manual, etc.
  • License-specific publication (creative commons, copyright, etc)
  • iskWiki! Health Dashboard (stats on edits by users, most edited pages, most-linked pages, etc)



iskWiki in the Press



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