Using Wikis for Online Collaboration

Using Wikis for Online Collaboration

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How can online instructors and course designers' instruction harness the popular Web 2.0 tool, the wiki, for successful collaboration and learning outcomes? This book focuses on using wikis in the active learning processes that are the hallmark of collaborative learning and constructivism. It provides both the pedagogical background and practical guidelines, tools, and processes for accomplishing these goals with special emphasis on wikis and other collaborative design tools. This book supports the effective design and delivery of online courses through the integration of collaborative writing and design activities.The fourth dimension, the quality of technical support, concerns the technical support and technology required to train instructors. ... The final dimension addresses the quality indicators for evaluation of the program, course, and facilitator. ... The article also utilizes a secondary analysis to provide deeper understanding in the area of administrative recognition, and in the different perspectives of variousanbsp;...

Title:Using Wikis for Online Collaboration
Author:James A. West, Margaret L. West
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009


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