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West, James A
Using wikis for online collaboration : the power of the read-write Web / James A. West, Margaret L. West
1st ed
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1028.5 .W398 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Wikis (Computer science)
Computer-assisted instruction
Internet in education
Electronic encyclopedias
User-generated content
Subject Wikipedia
Physical Description xviii, 142 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-134) and index
Contents Getting ready to wiki -- Opportunities for online learning -- What is a wiki? -- Types of wikis -- Choosing the right wiki -- Features of wikis -- Setting up the wiki -- Summary -- Designing wiki projects for collaborative learning -- Teaching and learning through wikis -- Laying the foundation-preparing students for wiki work -- Building the framework-designing the wiki project -- Monitoring construction-managing the wiki process -- Summary -- Wiki projects for knowledge construction -- Resource bank -- Frequently asked questions -- Error finding and correcting -- Historical time line -- Annotated bibliography -- Online dialogue -- Group summary -- Class encyclopedia -- Summary -- Wiki projects for critical thinking -- "What if...?" Scenarios -- Case studies -- Debates - Collaborative research papers -- Evaluation or research study -- Frame-based writing -- Nominal group technique -- Structured online critiques -- Summary -- Wiki projects for contextual application -- Event plan -- Process map -- Virtual science lab -- Field research project -- Story creation -- Team challenge -- Media design projects -- Service learning project -- Summary -- Wikis today and tomorrow -- The value of collaborative writing -- Integrating wikis with other technologies -- What the future holds -- An invitation to collaborate -- Wikis for educators -- Web 2.0 -- Collaborative writing -- Scaffolding -- Bloom's taxonomy
Series Jossey-Bass guides to online teaching and learning
Alternate Author West, Margaret L., 1962-

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