A WIKI for your Thoughts- Can WIKIS promote a collaborative learning environment?

Andrew James Ferrier

Abstract


In this paper it will be argued that the incorporation of WIKIS within a collaborative learning environment has the ability to overcome the restraints created by larger classes. The paper will define what a collaborative learning environment should look like and how wiki technology has been used to create effective learning programs for large classes. The paper will also set out some ideas for teaching applications incorporating wikis along with some correlation evidence showing a relationship between student academic achievement and participation in wiki activities.


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E-Learning; Learning Theories, LMS,

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/compass.v10i1.352

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