Wikis are one of many Web 2.0 components that can be used to enhance the learning process. A
wiki is a web communication and collaboration tool that can be used to engage students in learning
with others within a collaborative environment. This paper explains wiki usage, investigates
its contribution to various learning paradigms, examines the current literature on wiki use in education,
and suggests additional uses in teaching software engineering.
Keywords: wiki, Web 2.0, collaborative learning, information and communication technologies,
computer-mediated communication, e-learning, pedagogy, education, constructivism.