"Learning and understanding operate by making connections. We come to comprehend something when we can bring it into association with other things we already know. Mind and memory are themselves hyperenvironments" (Burbules & Callister, 2000, p. 48).


Why use wikis in world language education?


Advocacy





Assessment





Class





Collaborative Projects





Communicate




Curriculum




Extracurriculars





Lesson Plan Sharing


  • Curriki - BrowseSearch - Wiki designed for resource sharing that contains entries from multiple subject areas (365 entries for FL)



Methods Courses



Nominate items for weekly class agendas

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Discuss ideas, materials, and questions with colleagues
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Share information and projects with the profession

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Productivity





Professional Communities





Professional Development





Study Abroad





Study Materials





Scaffolding





Textbooks





References

Burbules, Nicholas C., & Callister, Jr., Thomas A. (2000). Watch IT: The risks and promises of information technologies for education. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Montgomery, Cherice. (2006). Discussion boards PowerPoint slide. Photos of Rachel MacKenzie, Carl Armstrong, Sarah Blitz, & Amy Burger used with permission.

Montgomery, Cherice. (2006). Inquiry-research-reflection PowerPoint slide. Photo of Debbie Kim used with permission.