If you were listening to NPR’s Morning Edition this morning (Thursday, 29 November), you might have heard a mention of Wikispaces float over the airwaves. The topic was the growth of online learning in higher education, a revolution we see from a front-row seat every day.
We talk a lot about the tremendous uptake of wikis in K-12 education, and we’re seeing the same pattern now in higher education. From small study groups to single classes to whole universities, the spirit and simplicity of wikis just make sense. And the last two years have been the tip of the iceberg — the future looks big and bright for wikis in the classroom.
The story by Larry Abramson, “Illinois School Looks to Tech Tools to Teach”, can be found online in both text and audio formats at npr.org: