Originally from Hawaiʻian, the word wiki has taken on a life of its own after being borrowed into English. The Wiki Journey Infographic tracks some of these changes in meaning, and the ever changing way the word’s being used in English and other languages.
Meaning “quick” in the Hawaiian language, wiki refers to a creative and open environment where everyone has a voice. Incorporating wiki into the classroom provides a very different kind of online experience for your students. Here is a useful guide on How To Use Wiki In The Classroom.