Learning with Wikis and Blogs

Their popularity in the online business and publishing world is well known, but wikis and blogs are also increasingly used as tools in the classroom-and not just because young learners can easily access them. They are easy to create as well, giving students another powerful method of communication a... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., Video Education Australasia.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2010.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Summary: Their popularity in the online business and publishing world is well known, but wikis and blogs are also increasingly used as tools in the classroom-and not just because young learners can easily access them. They are easy to create as well, giving students another powerful method of communication and self-expression. This program presents the basic concepts behind wikis and blogs. It also shows, through visually engaging examples, how these digital forums can be used to promote collaboration, discussion, and class participation. Additionally, viewers are given objective information about the world's most successful and widely used wiki site, Wikipedia.org.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 09, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (21 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 7 & up.
Access: Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.

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