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Way of the Wiki: The Zen of Social Computing
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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-60-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

Social computing is a term that encompasses all technologies that allow people, to communicate, emote online, make private thoughts public, interact, comment, critique, react, share, construct, and any number of other verbs. Society has taken their dramas and life stories online. This paper investigates how these forms of social computing might be used in instruction to facilitate effective learning and what designers, developers, and instructors should consider before casting them in this theater of technology and learning.

Citation

Williams, V. & Williams, B. (2006). Way of the Wiki: The Zen of Social Computing. In T. Reeves & S. Yamashita (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1515-1518). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 15, 2018 from .

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