"Fully Embracing the Wiki in the Classroom" at UBTech 2012

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A new pedagogical model for teaching the undergraduate course via a wiki is introduced.

The modern student needs to be empowered with skills to think critically about information, evaluate its source, and contribute new intellectual ideas. The university must reinvent the means that standardized information is introduced and treated in the undergraduate classroom; the wiki is an ideal tool to achieve these goals.

The spirit and success of the wiki comes from giving the user an opportunity to communicate and share information that the user possesses or has learned. The college classroom represents a collection of people similarly learning new information about the same topic.

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