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Moodle 1.9 Teaching Techniques by William Rice, Susan Smith Nash

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Individual student wikis

We usually think of a wiki as a group activity. However, Moodle enables you to create an individual wiki for each student enrolled in your course. Every student gets his/her own wiki, which only you and the student can edit. Like any other activity, you can choose whether to allow other students and groups to see each other's wikis.

This doesn't mean that you must create each student's wiki one at a time. Instead, you could create a wiki as you normally would, and designate it as a "Student Wiki". The first time that any student accesses the wiki, Moodle creates that student's personal wiki.

Individual student wikis can be used for several teaching strategies. In this section, we'll explore two of them—one-on-one instruction ...

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