Employing wikis for online collaboration in the e-learning environment: case study

Raitman, Ruth, Augar, Naomi and Zhou, Wanlei 2005, Employing wikis for online collaboration in the e-learning environment: case study, in Third International Conference on Information Technology and Applications : 4-7 July 2005, Sydney, Australia : proceedings, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, Calif., pp. 142-146.

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Title Employing wikis for online collaboration in the e-learning environment: case study
Author(s) Raitman, Ruth
Augar, Naomi
Zhou, Wanlei
Conference name International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (3rd : 2005 : Sydney, Australia)
Conference location Sydney, Australia
Conference dates 4-7 July 2005
Title of proceedings Third International Conference on Information Technology and Applications : 4-7 July 2005, Sydney, Australia : proceedings
Editor(s) He, X.
Hintz, T.
Piccardi, M.
Wu, Q.
Huang, M.
Tein, D.
Publication date 2005
Conference series International Conference on Information Technology and Applications
Start page 142
End page 146
Publisher IEEE Computer Society
Place of publication Los Alamitos, Calif.
Keyword(s) wiki
e-learning
online collaboration
Summary This 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 these 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.
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ISBN 0769523161
9780769523163
Language eng
Field of Research 080505 Web Technologies (excl Web Search)
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
Copyright notice ©2005, IEEE
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30005738

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