Share Paper: A Case Study Investigation of Student Response to Collaborative Textbook Authoring using Wikis

  1. Jason Abbitt, Miami University, United States
  2. Michael Todd Edwards, Miami University, United States
Thursday, November 20 3:25-3:45 PM Capri 113

Abstract: This in-progress study will present a case study concerning the use of a wiki system with undergraduate and graduate students to develop a collaboratively authored web-based textbook. Participants include undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in a mathematics teaching methods course in which students worked collaboratively to develop a web-based mathematics textbook to be used in a high school mathematics course. Mathematics content and activities were developed using a wiki authoring website and field-tested with high school students. The undergraduate and graduate students reviewed a video of their lesson and further edited the wiki textbook. Data are currently being collected, ...