Research Question “Does wiki technology facilitate collaborative knowledge creation in a Higher Education environment?”
Background & Context Methodist University Faculty of Pharmacy Three lectures agree to participate Small Group of second year students Both using wiki for the first time VLE does not have wiki installed Assignment: create a collaborative knowledge
Development Wiki should contains: My identification A succinct proposal of my research Main objectives List of participants Tutorial about using wiki Examples of application in education Best practices Techniques to motivate participation
Lack in computer literacy
Lack of experience in applying technology in education
Wiki unknown as a educational tool
Evening course + full time work
Compute Lab room hard to book
Difficulty to motivate lectures in using technology
Fear in implementing something new and unknown
Evaluation Did the elearning object meet the expectations? Did learners enjoy the experience? Did learners believe they are benefited? Was the style acceptable to learners? Were the motivation techniques effectives? Did learners complete the assignment for creating a collaborative knowledge?
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