Collaborative Authorship Made Easy

A good overview of the issues relating to using Wikis in the classroom. From the NCTE Inbox Blog:

The benefits for collaborative writing should be obvious. Wikis allow multiple authors to edit a text easily. While the video doesn’t discuss it, wikis include tracking information so anyone can look at who makes changes to the texts and compare the different versions at different points in its creation. Try to do that with a collaborative paper written in Word.