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dc.contributor.advisor Fulford, Catherine en_US Pereboom, Penelope P. en_US 2009-04-29T03:35:50Z en_US 2009-04-29T03:35:50Z en_US 2009-04-29T03:35:50Z en_US
dc.identifier.citation Pereboom, P. (2009, April 14). Wiki this way: Harnessing the potential of Wiki technology in elementary and secondary education. PowerPoint presented at the 14th Annual Technology, Colleges, and Community Worldwide Online Conference. en_US
dc.identifier.uri en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate an instructional module’s effectiveness in positively influencing Preschool through 12th grade (PreK-12) educators to consider using Wiki technology to support Professional Development (PD) efforts and to integrate Wikis into the curriculum. Wikis can be utilized to support PD programs that are collaborative, allow for reflection, address authentic problems, and encourage peer feedback. Research suggests that these characteristics are consistent with how teachers learn best as opposed to the current top-down, lecture based, isolated workshop model of PD programs. A collateral benefit of using Wikis for PD is that teachers can also use this technology in their own classroom to help students master communication, collaboration, innovation, and critical thinking skills vital to economic success in the global economy. The module in this study positively influenced participants' attitudes towards adopting Wiki technology. A description of the instructional strategy, the methodology for testing and evaluation, the interpretation of the results, and implications for further study are included in this paper. en_US
dc.format.extent 12 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Department of Educational Technology, Univeristy of Hawaii en_US
dc.rights Please see the Creative Commons license for this item. en_US
dc.subject wiki technology en_US
dc.subject k-12 education en_US
dc.subject teacher professional development en_US
dc.subject teacher pd en_US
dc.subject instructional design module en_US
dc.subject formative evaluation en_US
dc.title Wiki This Way: Harnessing the Potential of Wiki Technology in Elementary and Secondary Education en_US
dc.type Conference Paper en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
dc.contributor.instructor Kucera, Geoffrey en_US
dc.description.institution Univeristy of Hawaii en_US Masters of Educational Technology en_US 2009-05 en_US

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  • ETEC 690, Spring 2009 [14]
    The work in this collection has been completed by the graduating ETEC 690 classes for Spring Semester 2009.

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