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Does Wikipedia Suck?

Does Wikipedia Suck?

In an article by Inside Higher Ed, the author discusses faculty’s perception of Wikipedia and its use by students’ for research papers. Some professors immediately decry Wikipedia as unreliable due to its open-editing nature and forbid students from using it. The author who is also an instructor tested the theory by assigning students different topics to research on WikipediaRead more about Does Wikipedia Suck?[…]

3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction

3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction

3 Challenges to Wiki Use in Instruction Ruth Reynard How can the instructional uses of a wiki be maximized to ensure this higher level of engagement with students? Creating Meaningful Assignments: Motivation The Assignments Is Moving and Not Closed (Dynamic, Not Static) The Assignment Requires Participation The Assignment Uses the Participation To Move Forward GradeRead more about 3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction[…]