How to use wiki in Metropolia?
Wiki is a tool and method for collective media, which can be used to produce interactive WWW-pages in e.g. group work (wiki). The administrator of the workspace can assign its users, who are able to edit areas that the administrator has given rights for.
Wiki in Metropolia
Wiki is mostly used for teaching, project communications and think tank activities in Metropolia. Most of the workspaces are open for the entire staff and students of the school. You can see the list of the workspaces on the front page ("Dashboard") of the Metropolia wiki at https://wiki.metropolia.fi
The Metropolia wiki is operating on the platform of Confluence. The basics of the software are on the Confluence info page.
How to get started?
Students and employees are able to create wiki spaces for personal or collaborative use.
More instructions about creating a wiki page are in the Quick Quide.
You may create a new collaborative wiki space for studies (including projects, reports and think tank activities). Collaborative spaces must be initialized at the IT Services before use. Send a free-form request to Helpdesk (https://hd.metropolia.fi).
It is recommended to write your thesis on your personal wiki space.
Larger perspectives to wiki
You may read the basics of wiki in the Wikipedia article:
More about social media in Metropolia
Twitter account of Social Media:
Most of the news items on the Twitter account are in English, some are in Finnish.
For more information
Petri Silmälä/IT Services