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Wiki

An online project allowing any participant to comment, add, delete or change the product. A wiki is generally an online dictionary or encyclopedia. Wiki software has been developed to ease the editing process. It is an example of Web 2.0. The first wiki came online in 1994.
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Conversely, when asked what they liked about the wiki, students from one group commented that they appreciated the extra time and the opportunity to work at their own pace.
As the semester progressed, the course wiki was used as a course management portal.
In adopting an information sharing solution, there are many options to consider: How will the wiki be used?
Learning style preferences of students in this study is assessed to see whether there is a relationship between learning style preference and perceived usefulness of the Wiki in the online learning environment.
Our family has lived here at Requa since the beginning of time, and it's only natural that we want to share the beauty of this area with others," Wiki said.
AICPA technical staff will monitor and review contributions to the wiki for accuracy If they identify edits as inaccurate or of poor quality, they will reverse or correct them.
Wiki software has a lot of dedicated users and groups which provide technical support via mailing lists, user forums, popular online video hosting sites, chat services, and electronic mail.
Even if a company is using a wiki for disseminating official information, and thus not taking advantage of the editing ability of wikis, being able to collaborate on the authoring of that information, as well as allowing comments and feedback, drives value creation.
One way to combat these issues is to use blog and wiki services designed with classrooms in mind.
Pages within a wiki are usually linked with each other, allowing for organic "connections between various content areas (Schaffert et al.
Covering topics ranging from the basics ("know your class schedule") to the more complicated ("how to grade fairly"), the wiki includes a grading scale, so users can offer their assessment of each section's usefulness.