From PsychWiki - A Collaborative Psychology Wiki
- noun (ˈmī ˈsīk ˈwikē)
Why have "my psychwiki" in psychology?
- Stand-alone pages - PsychWiki was created by psychologists for the psychology user community to use for whatever professional purpose they wish (such as creating free class websites, lab group websites, collaborate notes, etc. see below for more examples)
- Linked pages - In the online age "You are Your Web Presence" given that search engines other than PscyINFO are a starting point for seeing psychologists' web pages, lab pages, research pages, and so forth. Online publicizing is the natural extension of why everyone already goes to conferences and submits to journals.
- New types of feedback - A wiki is uniquely situated to disseminate previously inaccessible information such as feedback about research ideas/designs, comments on published works, discussion of theoretical ideas/papers...
How to use "my psychwiki"?
- Create a page - If you want a stand-alone page, just click here.
- Create your own hub - Wiki technology is designed to create interconnections among information, links, and websites. You can create a hub around anything, including a person, research topic, class, journal article, and so forth. Learn more about using category tags
For example, some people have created stand-alone pages for:
- ⇒ their classes (example)
- ⇒ individual class assignments (example)
- ⇒ coordinating RAs for lab sections (example)
- ⇒ brainstorming ideas for courses (example)
- ⇒ organizing events (example)
- ⇒ student group website (example)
- ⇒ lab groups (example)
- ⇒ brownbags and speaker series (example)
- ⇒ professional development series (example)
- ⇒ announcing workshops (example)
- ⇒ collaborative notes from conferences (example)
- ⇒ posting interesting study results (example)
- ⇒ creating own annotated bibliography online for easy access (example)
- ⇒ publicizing research and link it to other pages/concepts (example)
- ⇒ posting online studies (example)
- ⇒ starting a compendium of measures/scales on a topic (example)
- ⇒ getting feedback on your research idea or design (example)
- ⇒ connecting to other researchers with shared research interests (example)
- ⇒ creating Review articles collectively (example)
A wiki provides a useful way to present this new information to the collective benefit of the field by sharing our experiences and knowledge