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Wikipedia & Higher Education Links

October 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Resources, Technology Enabled Learning & Teaching

Go to the TELT Diigo group to see a number of interesting articles and resources about Wikipedia: Diigo is a social bookmarking site.  You can read about it- including a ‘how-to’ guide on how to join etc here:

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Thursday – Familiarity Breeds Content: Bridging the Gap between Online Learning and Social Media with PeerWise

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Showcasing Teaching, Technology Enabled Learning & Teaching

Paul Denny, University of Auckland 28 October, 12 – 2pm LG 29 Goodsell Building This hands-on workshop introduces the PeerWise tool, giving participants an opportunity to experiment with the interface and view typical examples of the real-time feedback that is produced. Benefits of involving students in the construction and sharing of assessment questions will also […]

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Upcoming: Academia, Wikipedia and Social Media’s Reframing of Academic Power/Knowledge Arrangements

October 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Research, Researching Learning and Teaching, Technology Enabled Learning & Teaching

Dr Henk Eijkman, ADFA 11 October, 12.30 – 2pm Learning & Teaching Workshop (Room 416), Level 4 Mathews Building While there is much hype about academics’ attitude to Wikipedia there have been few if any empirical studies. The aim of this research was to ascertain how academics respond to Wikipedia as an iconic social media […]

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