Faculty Advisor

Buckholt, Michael Allan

Faculty Advisor

Rulfs, Jill

Abstract

Innovation, in the field of information sharing, has the potential to increase the educational value of material through more convenient and easy to use formats. This project sought to implement an informational database using the Web 2.0 wiki technology that will serve to improve student comprehension of Biology Lab material and procedures. The collected results showed that the wiki generally improved the ability of the students to comprehend and access necessary material. Related areas of study for future project ideas could include activating the option to allow all users the ability to edit pages, creating a peer edited informational database.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2010

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Biology and Biotechnology

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