Educational Use of Wikis Course

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Educational Use of Wikis

Introduction

Many of us may familiar with wikis starts from Wikipedia. As a software, a wiki provides an extremely fast and efficient way to collaborate and communicate knowledge among virtually anyone interested without the constraints of place or time. But as refer to technology, the so—called “ Productivity Paradox”, the conclusions on educational technologies and effectiveness are various. In this course, we will learn about some innovative applications of wikis in educational field, especially in supporting and improving students’ writing skills


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