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Utilizing a Wiki to Construct Knowledge PROCEEDINGS

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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-64-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


The promotion of an online collaborative learning community is an effective strategy to promote the construction of knowledge in distributed learning environments. Through web authoring technology, specifically a Wiki collaboration, the development of learning communities can help foster knowledge construction through collaborations. The purpose of this study is to detail a specific application of collaborative knowledge construction as it occurred in online learning community that utilized a team collaborative writing activity within a Wiki web authoring tool.


Blocher, M. & Tu, C.H. (2008). Utilizing a Wiki to Construct Knowledge. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2892-2899). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 13, 2018 from .


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