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Staub, Timo; Hodel, Thomas – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This paper considers Wikipedia and collaborative editing in general: what is Wikipedia, how does it work as a collaborative editing project? Who publishes there, how do these people collaborate, is there a hierarchy among them? And what about Wikipedia quality control: is it efficient, how good is the factual quality of the content? Can Wikipedia…
Descriptors: Internet, Encyclopedias, Collaborative Writing, Editing
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Knight, Charles; Pryke, Sam – Teaching in Higher Education, 2012
This article discusses the use of Wikipedia by academics and students for learning and teaching activities at Liverpool Hope University. Hope has distinctive aspects but we consider the findings to be indicative of Wikipedia use at other British universities. First we discuss general issues of Wikipedia use within the university. Second, we…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Encyclopedias, Collaborative Writing, Electronic Publishing
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Jancarik, Antonin; Jancarikova, Katerina – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2010
Wiki tools, which became known mainly thanks to the Wikipedia encyclopedia, represent quite a new phenomenon on the Internet. The work presented here deals with three areas connected to a possible use of wiki tools for the preparation of an e-learning course. To what extent does Wikipedia.com contain terms necessary for scientific lectures at the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Web Sites, Editing
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Liou, Hsien-Chin; Peng, Zhong-Yan – System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, 2009
The interactive functions of weblogs facilitate computer-mediated peer reviews for collaborative writing. As limited research has been conducted on examining the training effects of peer reviews on students' peer comments, their revision quality, and their perceptions when composing in weblogs, the present case study aims to fill the gap. Thirteen…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Assignments, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing