Title

Wiki as a collaborative learning tool in a language arts methods class

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2009

Department

Curriculum & Instruction

Abstract

The purpose of this study war to determine how contributing to a class wiki affected the learning of preservice teachers enrolled in a language arts method class. Participants included37preservice teachers enrolled in three sections of field-based language arts method class during two semesters. Data collection included online observations of the development of the wiki pages, students J reflections periodically posted in Web CT, final reflections, e-mail correspondence, interview transcripts, and researcher notes. Students' reflections indicate that contributing to the class wiki Zed to a deeper processing of the course content and war personal4 beneficial to the students in spite of persistent technology challenges. © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. All rights reserved.

DOI

10.1080/15391523.2009.10782541

First Page

51

Last Page

72

Publication Title

Journal of Research on Technology in Education

Comments

At the time of publication, Rebecca Callaway was affiliated with University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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