WikiSkills Handbook/Wiki Key Competencies
Wiki Key competencies
The relevant use of wikis in educational contexts would enable to develop a set Wiki Key Competencies, which are resumed below.
|Key Wiki Competencies (KWC)||Description|
|Creativity and innovation||- Elaborate, refine, analyse and evaluate one's own ideas,|
- develop and communicate new ideas to others effectively,
- Become open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives,
- View failure as an opportunity to learn.
|Critical thinking, problem solving, decision making||- Examine, analyse and evaluate ideas, arguments, and beliefs, and compare alternative points of view,|
- Present arguments.
|Learning to learn||- Self-manage and reflect critically on learning processes, objects and purposes.|
|Communication||- Express with clarity and awareness of audience and purpose,|
- Write, read and understand in mother tongue,
- Write, read and understand in additional language,
- Monitor the writing process (from drafting to proofreading),
- Formulate arguments in a convincing manner.
|Collaboration||- Interact effectively with others,|
- Read others’ contributions with patience and honesty,
- Work effectively in diverse teams, respecting social and cultural differences,
- Guide and lead others (teachers roles),
- Find where and how to contribute, and to put abilities at the service of a common objective.
|Information literacy||- Access and evaluate information critically and effectively,|
- Manage information from a variety of sources,
- Apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical and legal issues,
- Know how to use the information creating or using the structure created in the wiki environment.
|ICT literacy||- Access and evaluate ICT tools critically and competently.|
|Citizenship, local and global||- Display solidarity by contributing to the local or the wider community,|
- Contribute to the construction of common goods.
|Life and career||- Adapt to change, operating in varied roles and responsibilities,|
- Be flexible, incorporating feedback effectively and negotiating diverse views and beliefs to reach workable solutions.
|Personal and social responsibility||- Show interest in and respect for others,|
- Be willing to overcome stereotypes and prejudices,
- Be open to compromise,
- Be sensitive to cultural differences,
- Resistance to stereotyping and positive attitude towards inter-cultural communication.
Table : The Wiki Key Competencies from the WikiSkills project : http://www.wikinomics-project.eu/the-project/