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Title Wiki writing : collaborative learning in the college classroom / edited by Robert E. Cummings and Matt Barton.
Imprint Ann Arbor : Digital Culture Books, an imprint of the University of Michigan Press and the University of Michigan Library, 2008.

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Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Academic writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Internet publishing.
User-generated content.
Wikis (Computer science)
Alt Name Cummings, Robert E., 1967-
Barton, Matt.
Alternate Title Digitalculturebooks.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 256 pages) : illustrations
Contents What was a Wiki, and why do I care? A short and usable history of Wikis / Robert E. Cummings -- Wikis in the classroom: a taxonomy / Mark Phillipson -- Wiki justice, social ergonomics, and ethical collaborations / Jonah Bossewitch [and others] -- Building learning communities with Wikis / Dan Gilbert, Helen L. Chen, and Jeremy Sabol -- Success through simplicity: on developmental writing and communities of inquiry / John W. Maxwell and Michael Felczak -- Disrupting intellectual property: collaboration and resistance in Wikis / Stephanie Vie and Jennifer deWinter -- Agency and accountability: the paradoxes of Wiki discourse / D.A. Caeton -- One Wiki, two classrooms / David Elfving and Ericka Menchen-Trevino -- Content and commentary: parallel structures of organization and interaction on Wikis / Will Lakeman -- Above and below the double line: refactoring and that old-time revision / Michael C. Morgan -- Is there a Wiki in this class? Wikibooks and the future of higher education / Matt Barton -- Writing in the Wikishop: constructing knowledge in the electronic classroom / Thomas J. Nelson -- Wiki lore and politics in the classroom / Cathlena Martin and Lisa Dusenberry -- GlossaTechnologia: anatomy of a Wiki-based annotated bibliography / Ben McCorkle -- An (old) first-timer's learning curve: curiosity, trial, resistance, and accommodation / Bob Whipple.
Summary "When most people think of wikis, the first--and usually the only--thing that comes to mind is Wikipedia. The editors of Wiki Writing: Collaborative Learning in the College Classroom, Robert E. Cummings and Matt Barton, have assembled a collection of essays that challenges this common misconception, providing an engaging and helpful array of perspectives on the many pressing theoretical and practical issues that wikis raise. Written in an engaging and accessible manner that will appeal to specialists and novices alike, Wiki Writing draws on a wealth of practical classroom experiences with wikis to offer a series of richly detailed and concrete suggestions to help educators realize the potential of these new writing environments."--Publisher's description.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 9780472024513 (electronic bk.)
0472024515 (electronic bk.)
9780472900534 (electronic bk.)
0472900536 (electronic bk.)
9780472116713 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0472116711 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1282444646
9781282444645
9786612444647
6612444649
OCLC # 436156169
Additional Format Print version: Wiki writing. Ann Arbor : Digital Culture Books, an imprint of the University of Michigan Press and the University of Michigan Library, 2008 9780472116713 (DLC) 2008032084 (OCoLC)228372295


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