Posts Tagged ‘Wiki’

Student perception of collaborative small group projects using synchronous and asynchronous tools

November 10, 2011 2 comments
This Sloan-C 2011 session will report on findings from a three-year study that explored how different communication tools may impact small group collaborative learning projects in an online course. The primary goal of this session is to share successful techniques for organizing and facilitating small group collaborative projects in online and blended courses.

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Wikis vs. Super Wikis

November 7, 2010 Leave a comment

Presentation from the 2010 Sloan-C Online Learning Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Blackboard 9 – Collaborative Learning

December 16, 2009 1 comment

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Learn how to make use of Blackboard and complimentary Web 2.0 tools to enhance collaborative learning.
  • How to set up and organize teams in Bb.
  • Options for using wikis within/outside of Blackboard.
  • How to use a specific collaborative tool (EtherPad).

Blogs, Wikis, and Google Docs, Oh My!

October 7, 2009 Leave a comment

Blogs Wikis Docs Chart link to external website


Dominic Williamson remix of image from

The web page linked above uses a table to compare features of blogs, wikis, and Google Docs. Comparison topics include definitions, number of concurrent authors, and how each tool is used in collaborative activities. The author, who is unknown, outlines commonly known strengths and weaknesses of each tool. For example, one of the advantages of using a wiki is that a previous revision can be reverted to at any time. An example of a wiki disadvantage is that a user can accidentally override a fellow collaborator’s contribution if the wiki is used as a synchronous tool. Teachers can use this web page to help decide if one of these tools might be appropriate for a lesson that integrates technology. While all three tools can be used for reflection, blogs are probably most commonly associated with reflective activities. The table includes links to several blogs focused on reflective practice including David Warlick’s blog.

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Practicing what you preach about open content

March 21, 2009 Leave a comment

The University of Manitoba uses a wiki as an online textbook for their Emerging Technolgies for Learning certification program.  I like how they are practicing what they preach about the use of open source technology.

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Why wikis

February 11, 2009 Leave a comment
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Wikis and Wetpaint

January 17, 2009 Leave a comment

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This screencast explains what a wiki is and how to use Wetpaint to create a wiki.  The screencast was created for a collaborative project in a course taught by David Wicks.
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