Teaching with Wikipedia Guides

Teaching with Wikipedia Guides

wikipedia logo - globe with puzzle pieces and script charactersMany 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 information literacy.

Instructor Basics: How to use Wikipedia as a teaching tool

Theories: Wikipedia and the production of knowledge

Case Studies: How instructors are teaching with Wikipedia

Guides for Editing Wikipedia (by discipline)

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