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Lessons from the classroom: Successful techniques for teaching wikis using Wikipedia
Abstract In the fall of 2010, the Wikimedia FoundatIn the fall of 2010, the Wikimedia Foundation partnered with faculty from several top universities to introduce wiki techonology and Wikipedia into class assignments of public policy related subjects. Through assignments based in Wikipedia students improved skills in collaboration, critical thinking, expository writing, media literacy, and technology fluency. In video interviews, students describe their experience and the learning objectives emerged through the Wikipedia assignment. Many students also commented on the satisfaction in producing a research document that had value beyond a grade. Professor Max Klein explains the success of his classroom use of a WikiProject page as a springboard for class discussion and homework assignments. Workshop participants experience some of the Wikipedia training modules through activities. This interactive workshop discloses some successes and failures of the Initiative and details specifically what makes a successful Wikipediaediting assignment. a successful Wikipediaediting assignment.
Abstractsub In the fall of 2010, the Wikimedia FoundatIn the fall of 2010, the Wikimedia Foundation partnered with faculty from several top universities to introduce wiki techonology and Wikipedia into class assignments of public policy related subjects. Through assignments based in Wikipedia students improved skills in collaboration, critical thinking, expository writing, media literacy, and technology fluency. In video interviews, students describe their experience and the learning objectives emerged through the Wikipedia assignment. Many students also commented on the satisfaction in producing a research document that had value beyond a grade. Professor Max Klein explains the success of his classroom use of a WikiProject page as a springboard for class discussion and homework assignments. Workshop participants experience some of the Wikipedia training modules through activities. This interactive workshop discloses some successes and failures of the Initiative and details specifically what makes a successful Wikipediaediting assignment. a successful Wikipediaediting assignment.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1145/2038558.2038613  +
Has author Frank Schulenburg + , LiAnna Davis + , Max Klein +
Has extra keyword Assignment + , Coursework + , Talk page + , Public policy initiative + , Teaching tool + , University + , Wikipedia + , Public policy + , School buildings + , Students + , User interfaces + , Teaching +
Has keyword Assignment + , Coursework + , Talk page + , Public policy initiative + , Student + , Teaching tool + , University + , Wikipedia +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 231–232  +
Published in WikiSym 2011 Conference Proceedings - 7th Annual International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration +
Title Lessons from the classroom: Successful techniques for teaching wikis using Wikipedia +
Type conference paper  +
Year 2011 +
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