The Use of Graphic Organizers within E-mentoring Wikis PROCEEDINGS
Andrew Moshirnia, E-Learning Design Lab, University of Kansas, United States ; Maya Israel, University of Kansas, United States
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
While mentoring and induction have been proven to be successful tonics for the problem of teacher attrition, previous attempts to introduce e-mentoring programs have been underwhelming. The purpose of this paper is to describe the advantages of using a template based collaborative website as an e-mentoring platform for teachers. Graphic organizers increase comprehension while providing structure for new contributors to the collaborative website, or wiki. By providing a blueprint for the hierarchical organization of information, graphic organizers and templates within wikis reduce the steep learning curve associated with new technologies. This paper discusses the development of graphic organizers for the proposed Kansas Wiki Teacher Induction Platform (Kwik-TIP), based in part off of the menu and page organizers used in the wiki, SPQR4eva. Graphics are nested within the wiki's navigation tool bar and accompany headings and sub-headings within articles. This provides a level of visual richness that is typically absent from wikis.
Moshirnia, A. & Israel, M. (2008). The Use of Graphic Organizers within E-mentoring Wikis. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3091-3096). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 13, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/27702/.
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