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Does the Wiki replace web design?

please answer the question above in the discussion page.....
i asked a question on my iWeb Electronic Portfolio....which drove me crazy for about 40 min before i remembered how to fetch the updated html up to my county's webserver....cursing under my breath in high school Russian (don't ask!) i was wondering why i couldn't remember how to DO it as smoothly and the answer came to me...ever since NECC last summer i've been going Wiki-crazy! all my published pieces have gone here or my other wiki's (see navigator bar) and not on traditional web pages...so it lead me to ask....

as a web 2.0 technology educator have we moved past web design software packages and are “dumbing it down” for ease of posting by being so wiki-centric? or does it make total sense to be fast with our delivery, offer a chance for discussion and collaborative creation?

please go here to give your thoughts!


and yes, wiki web pages are NOT perfect...they're not as pretty or as flexible with design etc....
but for quick & dirty web publishing ...it's the best!

UPDATE: 5.5.08

just came back from the MICCA conference las week and not ONE of the savvy presenters that i saw used a traditional webpage to share their links and info...they were ALL WIKI PAGES!!!! from Kathy Schrock to Will Richardson...each one was wiki-centric.....Hmmmmmmm

below are some journal articles related to this....web 2.0 and web publishing in general....