Using persistent wikis as a pedagogical resource

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Wikis have become valuable tools for collaborative projects. A characteristic of wikis that has not been fully exploited in their educational applications is the ability to build content across multiple courses, or over time periods longer than a single term. This kind of wiki creates course continuity, benefiting both students and instructors. By extending the life of collaborative previous work. This work can become a subject area resource benefiting the organization, the discipline, or the public, and instructors can use wikis to maintain a portfolio documenting student work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Plugged-In Professor
Subtitle of host publicationTips and Techniques for Teaching with Social Media
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781843346944
Publication statusPublished - May 2013


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)

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Bradley, E. D. (2013). Using persistent wikis as a pedagogical resource. In The Plugged-In Professor: Tips and Techniques for Teaching with Social Media (pp. 107-120). Elsevier Ltd.