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La creatività. Percorsi dinvenzione settembre 2007 Wiki and collaborative creativity Ilaria Margapoti Università degli studi Roma Tre
La creatività. Percorsi dinvenzione settembre 2007 Web 2.0 Every user can actively participate to the construction of online environments, even modifying what others do. Wiki It is one of the web 2.0 instruments. It serves to produce shared texts, which may be written and modified by multiple authors. The text becomes open and shared: we cant speak about copyright anymore.
La creatività. Percorsi dinvenzione settembre 2007 Wikipedia It is the free encyclopaedia whose entries can be written by any user of the net. Collaborative creativity For every entry there is a discussion space that allows confrontation. Process of producing ideas is accompanied, fed and enriched by confrontation with others ideas. Is the text really influenced by this collaborative context?
La creatività. Percorsi dinvenzione settembre 2007 Creativity (English Wikipedia) Discussions livelyness: very good. Complete entry. Scientific language, too many detailed/technical arguments. Discussions livelyness: good. Complete entry. Divulgative language, more humanistic point of view. Discussions livelyness: good. Complete entry. Divulgative language, multiple points of view that include different fields of knowledge Discussions livelyness: poor. Insatisfactory entry. Partial and generic. Creatividad (Spanish Wikipedia) Créativité (French Wikipedia) Creatività (Italian Wikipedia)
La creatività. Percorsi dinvenzione settembre 2007 Didactic instrument Wiki may be used to experience the collective dimension of knowledge building. Assessment It encourages the development of social and communicative dynamics. It is hard to find parameters to quantify and especially to qualify the contribution of every author. We should find new solutions and consider single authors as part of a group. There is a positive correspondence between the confrontation and the quality of the text produced.