Using Wikis in a Computer Information Science Database Management Applications Course

ID: 33302 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Nancy Grant, Community College of Allegheny County - South Campus, United States
  2. Charlotte Peterson Graham, Community College of Allegheny County - Allegheny Campus, United States

Thursday, March 10 12:10-12:30 PM Location: Hermitage C

Presider: Catherine Schifter, Temple University, United States

Abstract: Implementing technology effectively in the classroom has become a major focus for educators as they work to integrate the curriculum, its instructional goals, as well as emerging information technologies. With the advent of the internet, many additional technology tools have become available for classroom implementation. Some of these tools (often termed Web 2.0) include forums, weblogs, instant messaging, social networking sites, podcasting, multimedia sharing/video, as well as wikis. The focus of this paper is to describe how wikis were implemented in a computer information science database management applications course.


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