Share Paper: Using Wiki As A Reflection Tool In A Technology Class

  1. Albert Akyeampong, Ohio University, United States
  2. Kun Li, Ohio University, United States
Tuesday, March 8 5:55 PM-6:15 PM McGavock's A

Abstract: In recent years there has been a rapid increase in the use of web-based tools in education. Wikis and blogs are web-based tools which have been used in different ways in education. This ongoing study aims at finding out undergraduate students' perceptions of using wikis as reflection tool in a technology class. A wiki, as defined by Franklin and Harmelen (2007), is “a system that allows one or more people to build up a corpus of knowledge in a set of interlinked web pages, using a process of creating and editing pages” (p. 5). Drawn from its definition, wikis are ...