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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]]
 
* a [[IskWiki%21:Community_Portal|community portal]]
 
* a means to [[IskWiki%21:Current_events|update the community]]
 
* a means to [[IskWiki%21:Current_events|update the community]]
 
* university history, facts and figures
 
* university history, facts and figures
 
* 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==
 
==Uses for Students==
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* information on student groups
 
* information on student groups
 
* information on student sponsored events
 
* information on student sponsored events
 
* documentation for group projects
 
* 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
 
* showcase of class output (photo gallery, essays, video projects and so on)
 
* showcase of class output (photo gallery, essays, video projects and so on)
 
* publication of research and teaching interests
 
* publication of research and teaching interests
 
* publication of abstracts, pre-prints, reports
 
* publication of abstracts, pre-prints, reports
* platform for collaborative writing with colleagues and you may choose when and [[IskWiki!:Prefixed Pages|which part]] to publish
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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 Researchers==
 
==Uses for Researchers==
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* profile of research projects
 
* profile of research projects
* update on research progress
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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>
* work together on a document, and restrict public access before you're ready to share it. The importance of project documentation cannot be overemphasized. While findings may eventually end up as publication or report to funders, there may be good deal of useful materials that are not included in final reports or publications.
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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
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* codification of administrative roles and functions
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* documentation of "institutional memories"
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* formulation of operations manual
 
* dissemination of university policies
 
* dissemination of university policies
 
* publication of updates, newsletters
 
* 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
 
* not a platform for blogging
 
* not a platform for blogging
 
* not for [http://twitter.com/ twittering]
 
* not for [http://twitter.com/ twittering]
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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* [[Help:FAQ|FAQs]]
 
* [[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