***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** ***Apologies for Receipt of Duplicate Postings*** Colleagues/ *Students learn how to do things by doing them* / Russ Edgerton I have learned that Andreas Brockhaus and Martha Groom will give another presentation on "Using Wikipedia to Reenvision the Term Paper" this coming Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.(>>Mountain Time<<) at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative 2008 Online Spring Focus Session: Real-World and Technology-Rich: Learning by Doing, Learning in Context BTW: Use the The World Clock - Time Zone Converter [ http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html ] To Find Your Day and Time] **Using Wikipedia to Reenvision the Term Paper** _Speaker(s)_ Andreas Brockhaus, Manager, Learning Technologies, University of Washington Bothell Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington Bothell _Abstract_ To enhance the learning experience of a term paper, students were required to publish their papers in Wikipedia. Publishing for a large audience provided authentic feedback and encouraged students to do their best work. Using Wikipedia also allowed students to connect with a vibrant community and share their knowledge by making their papers publicly accessible. The 2008 ELI Spring Focus Session is now being conducted as an Online Event. The program and registration for the event are now live **Please note** that registration for this online focus session will CLOSE THIS SUNDAY, March 16. The Program and More Details and Links Are Available at [ http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2008/03/spring-2008-eli-conference-using.html ] NOTE-1: As of March 2008, ELI is using Adobe Connect to host our web events. [ http://www.educause.edu/TechnicalInformation/15513 ] Whether you*ve participated in an ELI web event before or you*re joining us for the first time, please run the Adobe Acrobat Connect Connection Test before the event. The test takes approximately 30 seconds and will verify that your computer meets hardware and software requirements to use Adobe Connect, and will provide instructions for installing Adobe Flash, if needed NOTE-2 This is a Live Event And Registrants Can Virtually Participate [ http://www.educause.edu/CampusGuidetotheOnlineFocusSession/15514 ] This appears to be a Spring 2008 version of a presentation of the same title given at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conferences last Fall (10/23/2007) ***Don't Forget That Registration For This Online Focus Session Will CLOSE TOMORROW, March 16*** Enjoy! /Gerry Gerry McKiernan Associate Professor Science and Technology Librarian Iowa State University Library Ames IA 50011 [log in to unmask] There is Nothing More Powerful Than An Idea Whose Time Has Come Victor Hugo [ http://www.blogger.com/profile/09093368136660604490 ] Iowa: Where the Tall Corn Flows and the (North)West Wind Blows [ http://alternativeenergyblogs.blogspot.com/ ] _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.