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Employing wikis for online collaboration in the e-learning environment: Case study
Abstract This paper examines the various ways in whThis paper examines the various ways in which students reflect on their very recent experiences in collaborating in an online e-learning environment, Wikis, fully editable websites, are easily accessible, require no software and allow its contributors, in this case students, to feel a sense of responsibility and ownership. Wikis are everywhere, but, unfortunately, the online literature has not yet begun to focus enough on wikis (Mattison 2003), Whereas students are used to the WebCT based university Elearning environment, Deakin Studies Online (DSO), this case study, completed in Nov 2004, was conducted to test the wiki platform as a means of online collaboration in the tertiary education environment. A full analysis of the results is presented, as are recommendations for improving the platform in an effort to employ wikis and utilize them to their full and absolute potential.them to their full and absolute potential.
Abstractsub This paper examines the various ways in whThis paper examines the various ways in which students reflect on their very recent experiences in collaborating in an online e-learning environment, Wikis, fully editable websites, are easily accessible, require no software and allow its contributors, in this case students, to feel a sense of responsibility and ownership. Wikis are everywhere, but, unfortunately, the online literature has not yet begun to focus enough on wikis (Mattison 2003), Whereas students are used to the WebCT based university Elearning environment, Deakin Studies Online (DSO), this case study, completed in Nov 2004, was conducted to test the wiki platform as a means of online collaboration in the tertiary education environment. A full analysis of the results is presented, as are recommendations for improving the platform in an effort to employ wikis and utilize them to their full and absolute potential.them to their full and absolute potential.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1109/ICITA.2005.127  +
Has author Ruth Raitman + , Naomi Augar + , Zhou W. +
Has extra keyword Online systems + , Software engineering + , Students + , Websites + , E-learning + , Online collaboration + , Wiki + , Distance education +
Has keyword E-learning + , Online collaboration + , Wiki +
Isbn 0769523161; 9780769523163  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 2  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 142–146  +
Published in Proceedings - 3rd International Conference on Information Technology and Applications, ICITA 2005 +
Title Employing wikis for online collaboration in the e-learning environment: Case study +
Type conference paper  +
Volume II  +
Year 2005 +
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DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2005  +
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