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Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Content Management
Godwin Adu-Boateng, Tzusheng Pei
Pages - 137 - 148     |    Revised - 01-10-2013     |    Published - 01-11-2013
Volume - 7   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - November 2013  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Online Learning Environment, Collaboration, Blog, Wiki, Pedagogy, Knowledge Building, Tools, Constructivism.
ABSTRACT
The last few decades have witnessed development in new Web technologies and tools. The current iteration of the Web: Web 2.0 offers several components that facilitate the learning process. Online teaching and learning tools among others, is one such component. This new technology as manifested in wikis and blogs has gained recognition for their potential use in colleges and academic institutions. They are Web tools that can facilitate professor-student collaboration and student-student interaction and collaboration. They also provide a means of constructing and building knowledge. This article discusses the use of wikis and blogs as tools for teaching and learning. It also reports on the implementation of these technologies in an academic institution.
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Dr. Godwin Adu-Boateng
Jackson Heart Study Jackson State University Jackson, MS 39213 - United States of America
godwin.adu-boateng@jsums.edu
Dr. Tzusheng Pei
Department of Computer Science Jackson State University Jackson, MS 39217 - United States of America