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Basic Information

  • Location: Building B-1100
  • Meeting Time: 10 AM - 11:45 AM T/Th
  • Prerequisites: ITEC1001: Introduction to Computing
  • Instructor: Dr. Stella Smith; email:; Ph: 678-407-5720; Office: Library, 3rd Floor, L-3126.
  • Required Textbooks:
    • Web Development and design Foundations with HTML5, 8th Edition, Pearson Publishing

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Copyright Info

Why a Wiki?

What is important is that everyone contributes to the wiki. There are many ways to contribute. Below are a few suggestions:

  • Post content
  • Organize/restructure content
  • Suggest content that is needed

Wikis are an example of viral content. To quote from

One of the most useful attributes of introducing a wiki into an organization is its viral nature. Once a few people begin to use the wiki, they often realize that they could be even more efficient if only their colleagues were using the wiki too. Soon, wiki accounts are spreading exponentially.

What this means is that the more you use and contribute to the wiki, the better a resource it will be.

ED Web 2.0 Activity

Using your GGC user ID and password, you will edit wiki pages by adding your reviews of the Web 2.0 applications assigned to your group.(
  1. Go to your group's section. The assignment of students to groups is made in class.
  2. Select the “edit” tab displayed on the right.
  3. Notice your group page has been divided into major sections. COMPLETE and POST TWO REVIEWS with at least five sections in your wiki pages, as shown in the sample review (Major section headings begin and end with ==). For example, Group 1 would have topics related to:, Digitalvaults, Delicious, StudyBlue, Scripto and Refseek. Check with your group members to pick websites to review.
  4. Insert the site's logo into your review to enliven the page.
  5. Please do not display personal information on this site.
  6. Replace three or more terms with a link to an external Web site. Here’s an example from my bio displayed on the course wiki page, in which I link to Georgia State University: Georgia State University
  7. At the bottom of your page, add a link back to your section’s ITEC 2130 page by adding the following line below:

Also see ITEC2130:Fall2016:Section05

ED WEB 2.0 Tool Listing by Group

ED Web 20 Assignment

Web 2.0 Review Assignment- Sample review of Wikipedia follows below


  • Describe the intent of this Web 2.0 application.


  • Describe the history of this Web 2.0 application.

  • Insert the logo of your Web 2.0 application, just as the logo of wikipedia is displayed here.

Wikipedia-logo-v2@1 5x.png


  • You should find one or more competitors and provide some description and hyperlinks to them!

Competitor A -
Competitor B -
Competitor C -

Comments (or Issues)

  • You can also add pros and cons here!

There are some privacy concerns in using Wikipedia. One is the right of a private citizen to remain private: to remain a "private citizen" rather than a "public figure" in the eyes of the law. It is a battle between the right to be anonymous in cyberspace and the right to be anonymous in real life. A particular problem occurs in the case of an individual who is relatively unimportant and for whom there exists a Wikipedia page against her or his wishes. (quoted from

Return to ITEC2130:Fall2016:Section05 page.

Group 1 (aka. Dream Team)

Khang Nguyen

Ashley Thao

Benjamin Woods

We got the juice (and the straws) OJ

Group 2

Brooke Jackson
Jordan Morrison
Amakonze Ononuju

Group 3

Jawan Higgins

Terrance Perry

Conor Roberts

Group 4

David Jackson
Matthew Shaffer
Brian Anderson

Group 5

Chad Sumner

Aaron Harris
Kayren Fisher

Group 6

Adam Printz

Pedro Garcia
Jose Castro
TED Talks

Group 7

King Vong

Molly Lizotte

Carlan Henry

Group 8

Brian Jenosa

Justin Miller

Samuel Moore

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