[TOS] Wikipedia edges out term papers - The Daily Collegian Online
ewens at uberstudent.org
Sun Aug 1 03:54:35 UTC 2010
Wikipedia competitor Citizendium has an Eduzendium Project just for this
http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/CZ:Eduzendium and there are many more
article topics available for authoring, plus an academic environment to
Stephen Ewen, M.Ed.
On 07/31/2010 11:39 PM, Luis Ibanez wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 8:25 PM, Karlie Robinson
> <karlie_robinson at webpath.net <mailto:karlie_robinson at webpath.net>> wrote:
> The article is quite old, but it seems like a neat idea for bringing
> more of the Open Source ideals into the classroom.
> From the article
> > Most professors forbid the use of Wikipedia in the classroom,
> but the
> > University of Washington-Bothell's Martha Groom requires it.
> > Instead of ending the semester with the traditional term paper,
> > asked her students to create an original Wikipedia entry or make a
> > major edit on an existing page.
> This is a great idea.
> It is definitely something that must be done
> as an exercise in an Open Source class.
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