Wikis and Wikipedia as a teaching tool
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|Wikis and Wikipedia as a teaching tool|
|Citation:||International Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance Learning 4 (1): 15-34. 2007 January|
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He notes the difference between document style editing and thread style editing.
Forms of assignments for Wikipedia:
- Create a completely new article
- Referencing an existing article
- Copying editing
Among the advantages of using a wiki:
- "they allow users to create and change content more easily and quickly than with traditional websites do"
- "They record each change that occurs over time"
- "communicate easily and asynchronously" from Teaching on the wiki web
Among the negative aspects of using a wiki (cited from Raitman's article):
- The wiki is too simple (as compared to MediaWiki)
- "Students also feared that a malicious user could destroy their work"
- "students display an initial lack of willingness to edit the work of others"
- students "dislike having their own work edited and criticized"
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- Teacher and student authoring on the Web for shifting agency
- Teaching and learning online with wikis
- Teaching on the wiki web
- Wikis and Wikipedia as a teaching tool: five years later
- The "Raitman (2005)" reference is missing from the bibliography