User generated content is having an ever-increasing influence and presence on the Internet.Wiki communities, in particular Wikipedia, have gained wide spread attention and criticism. This research explores criticisms and strengths of wiki communities, and methods to reconcile the two. This research tests wiki software in an educational setting to determine indicators of article quality. The results give insight into the use of wiki systems in educational settings, suggest possible methods of improving the validity of content created within wiki communities, and provide groundwork for further research in the area.
|Title of host publication||ICT|
|Subtitle of host publication||Providing choices for learners and learning|
|Editors||Roger Atkinson, Clare McBeath|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|Publisher||Centre for Educational Development, Nanyang Technological University|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
|Event||ASCILITE 2017: 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education - University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia|
Duration: 03 Dec 2017 → 05 Dec 2017
|Abbreviated title||Me. Us. IT|
|Period||03/12/17 → 05/12/17|
Peacock, T., Fellows, G., & Eustace, K. (2007). The quality and trust of wiki content in a learning community. In R. Atkinson, & C. McBeath (Eds.), ICT: Providing choices for learners and learning (pp. 822-832). Centre for Educational Development, Nanyang Technological University.