Wiki as a collaborative learning tool in a language arts methods class
Curriculum & Instruction
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.
Journal of Research on Technology in Education
Matthew, K. I., Felvegi, E., and Callaway, R. A. (2009). Wiki as a collaborative learning tool in a language arts methods class. Journal of Research on Technology in Education 42(1): 51-72.