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Leadership Summit with Jack Zenger & Joseph Folkman (Zenger|Folkman )

Recently, I had the privilege to attend the 4th Annual Extraordinary Leadership Summit in Park City, UT, sponsored by Zenger|Folkman (ZF). I had learned about ZF through an article I downloaded from their website, … 333 more words

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New Forms of Learning

Silverstein (2009) suggested increased learning absorption and retention by undergraduate students taking an engineering course in Material and Energy Balance. The learners were obligated to interact with a wiki after a lecture and reflect upon selected textbook chapter elements. 671 more words

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Theories of Learning (Associated with Wiki Applications)

Barton (2008, p. 186) proposed to answer the question “What are key pedagogical benefits of wikis?” in a philosophical treatise. His conclusions, which suggested a starting point for this section, were: 816 more words

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Emergence of Wikis in Higher Education (HE)

Wikis in HE were reported in the research literature since the mid to late 1990s (Dillenbourg, 1999; Godwin-Jones, 2003; González-Bueno, 1998; Warschauer, 1998). The initial occurrences of wikis on the Internet and World Wide Web were made available through online services whose purpose was group-based and team-centric collaboration, or what was called at that time computer-mediated collaboration , (Fabos & Young, 1999; Koschmann, 1996; Krauss & Fussell, 1991). 852 more words

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Foundational History of Wikis in the Higher Ed Classroom Environment (Pt. 2)

Wikis evolved as learning platforms when instructors applied the tool to the goals of adult learning. Wikis demonstrate the transformative effect learners have on personal responsibility (experiential and self-directed) vs. 672 more words

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