Omeka

Omeka is a free, open-source publishing platform that displays library and museum collections, archives, and scholarly collections or exhibitions. Omeka provides a platform where scholars, students, library and museum staff and¬† digital collection systems can some together to build and share resources. Andrew Torget’s Video “Omeka in the Classroom” gives a very concrete example. We…

Teaching with Wikipedia Guides

Many students (and professors!) begin researching an unfamiliar topic by reading about it on Wikipedia. But how does Wikipedia actually work? Who can edit Wikipedia? And how does an editor craft language to be added in an entry? WikiEdu Guides help faculty create¬† assignments that use Wikipedia to engage students in knowledge production and develop…