Ask a Researcher: Using the Wiki Quality Instrument in Other Settings

Posted by on Mar 8, 2012 in Ask a researcher, DCLC | No Comments

Here’s a question about using the Wiki Quality Instrument to measure quality in individual wiki projects: I currently have a course wiki (using wikispaces) between our preservice teachers and ninth graders in a remote secondary school. We used the wiki for a specific project, so it won’t fall under your longevity categories but I am […]

The State of Wiki Usage in U.S. K-12 Schools

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in DCLC, Research, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

I’m very pleased to announce that the first report from my research project, the Distributed Collaborative Learning Communities project, is published in this month’s issue of Educational Researcher, the flagship journal of the American Educational Research Association. The article can be found through this direct link or at this landing page and is titled, “The […]

Is the inequality inside or outside of your classroom?

Posted by on Dec 29, 2011 in DCLC, Digital Divide | 3 Comments

I’m getting ready for talk at the Berkman Center on Jan. 17, and I’ve been continuing to think a lot about issues of equality and education technology. I have one observation that I’ll be trotting out in that talk, along with a corresponding suggestion. There are lots of different kinds of inequality that teachers encounter […]