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WikiTextbooks: Designing Your Course Around a Collaborative Writing Project
Abstract We have used wiki technology to support laWe have used wiki technology to support large-scale, collaborative writing projects in which the students build reference texts (called WikiTextbooks). The goal of this paper is to prepare readers to adapt this idea for their own courses. We give examples of the implementation of WikiTextbooks in a variety of courses, including lecture and discovery-based courses. We discuss the kinds of challenges that WikiTextbooks address and focus on critical design decisions. Finally, we conclude with a suggested template wiki project that is approachable for new users and appropriate for many course structures.nd appropriate for many course structures.
Abstractsub We have used wiki technology to support laWe have used wiki technology to support large-scale, collaborative writing projects in which the students build reference texts (called WikiTextbooks). The goal of this paper is to prepare readers to adapt this idea for their own courses. We give examples of the implementation of WikiTextbooks in a variety of courses, including lecture and discovery-based courses. We discuss the kinds of challenges that WikiTextbooks address and focus on critical design decisions. Finally, we conclude with a suggested template wiki project that is approachable for new users and appropriate for many course structures.nd appropriate for many course structures.
Bibtextype article  +
Doi 10.1080/10511970.2013.843625  +
Has author Katz B.P. + , Thoren E. +
Has keyword Blended courses + , Collaboration + , Course design + , Moodle + , Technology + , Textbook + , Wiki + , Writing +
Issn 10511970  +
Issue 7  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 574–593  +
Published in PRIMUS +
Title WikiTextbooks: Designing Your Course Around a Collaborative Writing Project +
Type journal article  +
Volume 24  +
Year 2014 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 November 2014 12:24:28  +
Categories Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without remote mirror parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Journal articles  + , Publications without references parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 November 2014 12:24:28  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2014  +
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