University of Leicester

Ten ways educators can use Wikipedia

This post was initially published on the Jisc Inform website here Wikipedia is meant to be a starting point, not a final source of knowledge. It is permanently incomplete and evolving, with continuous formal and informal review. Delving into that process, learners can explore critical reading, digital literacy and deep questions of knowledge. Dr Martin… read more »

EduWiki 2012: Wikipedia as an educational resource, now and in the future

What do Dictator novel, Implicit self-esteem and Nuclear energy policy in the United States have in common? Each of these Wikipedia articles has been improved by university students in exchange for course credit. Wikipedia educational assignments – where improving the free online encyclopaedia is integral to the course – already happen in many universities in┬áthe… read more »