Collaborative Wikis: Use, Advantages and Challenges


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In a business context, what is a wiki?

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1. What does asynchronous connection enable employees to do?

2. What is one benefit of using a wiki in the workplace?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet pair is an easy way to assess your knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of using collaborative wikis in business. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include what asynchronously means and how a company can make sure material posted on wikis is correct.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Definition of a wiki in a business context
  • Definition of asynchronously
  • Benefits of using a wiki in the workplace
  • What wikis cannot do
  • How a company can make sure posted material is correct

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about using wikis in the workplace in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as asynchronously and wiki
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the benefits and disadvantages of using wikis

Additional Learning

To learn more about wikis, review the related lesson Collaborative Wikis: Use, Advantages and Challenges. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn what a wiki is in the business world
  • Discuss the advantages of using wikis
  • Learn what a wiki farm is
  • Explore the disadvantages of wikis