Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The problem with wikis

Some time back a student pointed me at this great study of the use of wikis in education:

Grant, L. (2009). ‘I DON’T CARE DO UR OWN PAGE!’ A case study of using wikis for collaborative work in a UK secondary school. Learning, Media and Technology, 34(2), 105-117.

The problem with wikis

Although students in higher education have subtler and more passively aggressive ways of staking their claims to online space and contributions, the problem remains the same - it's mine, hands off! And there is exactly the safe problem in the research community.

And that, dear readers, is the problem with wikis, and why everyone hates them.

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