Wiki Roles

  • Author - Person who adds new content to wiki pages
    • adds resource links
    • adds images/media
    • adds text content
  • Maintainer - Person who takes responsibility for the overall quality of a page (often the original author)
  • Editor - Person who edits grammar or ideas
    • edits text
    • edits images/media
    • edits links
  • Gardener - Person who cleans up the appearance and functionality of the wiki or pages
    • adds titles or section headings to better organize pages.
    • adds internal or external links
    • works on organizing pages (chronology chart, historical figures, etc.)
    • plants seeds of ideas on pages that others might add to
  • Reader/Participant
    • adds comments to discussion page
    • adds questions to the comments page

A Gardener's Approach To Learning