Background: During the orientation process, new students are often inundated with manuals, maps, and other materials essential to their success as students. The experience can leave students feeling overwhelmed, unable to sift through the substantial amount of information that has been given to them. Wikis, in contrast, are well-suited for facilitating userinteraction with vast amounts of diverse information. [See PDF for complete abstract]
student orientation, wiki, information retrieval
Recommended CitationCitation Information:Coker, Ololade G.; Vogler, Robert RN, DSN; Willcockson, Irmgard U. PhD; and Phelps, Cynthia L. PhD, "Pilot Project: Use of Wikis to Supplement Student Orientation" (2007).
DigitalCommons@The Texas Medical Center, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day Abstracts. Paper 42.