Item Details

Wikis in the Classroom [electronic resource]

Carmelina Films (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Web 2.0 technologies, such as wikis, have enabled educators and students to become instant creators of shared online content. This video describes what wikis are and how they can be employed as educational tools at both the school and college level. Benefits of wikis are cited, and the use of wikis within academia and far beyond is covered, with examples ranging from student projects, classroom management, and teacher-to-teacher resource sharing to international cultural exchanges. The video also offers cautionary advice about reliance upon Wikipedia as a primary research source.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
20 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 08, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Information is in Every Part of Our Lives (1:09)
  • What is a Wiki? (0:55)
  • Benefits of a Wiki (1:05)
  • Why Use Wikis as an Educational Tool? (3:28)
  • Ways to Use Wikis in the Classroom (3:55)
  • PTA Wikis (1:17)
  • Student Created Wikis (1:32)
  • Higher-Ed Wiki (1:17)
  • Global Connections Wikis (1:56)
  • Teacher Peer Wikis (1:11)
  • Wikis Are Awesome! (0:31)
  • Some Words On Wikipedia (2:22)
  • Credits: Wikis in the Classroom (0:43)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2011.
Publisher no.
47366 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (20 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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