Building a Networked Environment in Wikis: The Evolving Phases of Collaborative Learning in a Wikibook Project

@article{Lin2009BuildingAN,
  title={Building a Networked Environment in Wikis: The Evolving Phases of Collaborative Learning in a Wikibook Project},
  author={Hong Lin and Kathleen Dodge Kelsey},
  journal={Journal of Educational Computing Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={40},
  pages={145 - 169}
}
  • Hong Lin, K. Kelsey
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Educational Computing Research
Wikis, when used as an open editing tool, can have profound and subtle effects on students' collaborative learning process. Hailed as a collaborative learning and writing tool, many questions remain regarding the pedagogical impacts of using wikis in the classroom. Do students feel comfortable editing each others' wiki articles? Do students learn collaboratively and construct knowledge for the community? What challenges did they experience in a networked environment? This study addressed these… 
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