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Blogs vs Wikis

Page history last edited by Summercore 12 years ago

You may have heard about blogs and wikis, but wondered, what really is the difference between the two?

 

The major difference between wikis and blogs is the layout. Wikis are continually-evolving web pages that can be easy to access and easy to edit. Blogs have a more journalistic style that catalogs and dates content and allows readers to post comments related to each post.

 

Little did you know, people have been debating this topic for years. In fact, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon were arguing about whether blogs are better than wikis or vice versa in 1960. See for yourself!

 

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Unfortunately, neither of the candidates has it correct. Both wikis and blogs are great and can be used in a classroom together!

 

Here is a slideshow discussing the merits of each:

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