Case Study: Using wikis with a large group of international students

Alex Janes, Senior Lecturer in Strategy, Business School

Alex Janes in the Business School found wikis to be an effective tool for overcoming some of the challenges of teaching a large cohort of students. In 2010, he used wikis to support the learning of 465 students from 40 different countries on the Masters level ‘Strategy’ Module.

In this 5 minute video, Alex reflects on:

  • The benefits of using wikis
  • How the wiki helped the international cohort
  • The difficulties of using wikis
  • Establishing a teachingfacilitation presence within the wikis for formative feedback
  • How the wikis helped to support the learning community
 For more information on the Alex’s wiki experiences and further information on using and setting up wikis at Exeter visit: http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/integrate/wikis.html
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