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A website (or feature on a website) which allows - and encourages - users to add, remove and edit content. All documents on a wiki are as such edited and maintained not by an individual but by a community.


WebCT is the primary VLE of the University of Nottingham. Several of the schools also have their own VLE, but every Nottingham student has a WebCT account.

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This is a broad term given to 'second-generation' websites which allow users to collaborate and to share information. Although it does sound like a whole new internet, it is merely a phrase coined to describe the above - there is no need to upgrade!



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