Wiki Community/RocWiki in the Classroom


    1. Open Access to RocWiki Content
    2. Contributing to RocWiki
      1. RocWiki Help & Resources
      2. Quick Hints
RocWiki, the People's Guide to Rochester is a community edited site about Rochester, NY. Using RocWiki in the classroom can be a rewarding experience for students and members of the Rochester community. RocWiki is very easy for anyone to edit, which has helped it developed an expansive collection of articles on Rochester and the surrounding area. Articles topics include area history, local events, and local businesses information, as well as reviews about many of Rochester's restaurants and night spots.

Open Access to RocWiki Content

Content on RocWiki is licensed under the [WWW]Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. This license allows organizations to copy, distribute and transmit the work, and to to adapt the work under the following conditions: You must attribute the work to RocWiki, and If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you must distribute the resulting work only under the same, similar or a compatible license.

The Creative Commons license makes it easy to include RocWiki content in your educational material.

Contributing to RocWiki

In order to meet the needs of the RocWiki community, we have several resources available to guide new members when starting to contribute. To ensure that students are able to effectively contribute to the wiki while still maintaining its integrity as a community resource. The following material may be of use to instructors and students new to RocWiki.

RocWiki Help & Resources

Please feel free to direct students to these pages, distribute the guides to your class, or include them in lectures or assigned material.

Quick Hints

RocWiki has an active community of users willing to help new members. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the comment box below or on your user page.


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