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Wikipedia Opportunities for Learning and Critical Thinking What is it? Main page http://tinyurl.com/2unsh Policies and guidelines http://tinyurl.com/asf2w Some recent national controversies Siegenthaler article http://tinyurl.com/yyfwey Wikipedia vs. Britannica http://tinyurl.com/unw65

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wikipedia

Wikipedia

Opportunities for Learning and Critical Thinking

what is it
What is it?

Main page

http://tinyurl.com/2unsh

Policies and guidelines

http://tinyurl.com/asf2w

some recent national controversies
Some recent national controversies

Siegenthaler article

http://tinyurl.com/yyfwey

Wikipedia vs. Britannica

http://tinyurl.com/unw65

http://tinyurl.com/y6mdbb

and a recent local one
And a recent local one…

MJS Article – Lake Express Ferry vs. S.S. Badger

http://tinyurl.com/y4h9an

and the onion s take
And the Onion’s Take…

“Wikipedia Celebrates 750 Years Of American Independence”

http://tinyurl.com/fx2s8

to use or not to use
To use or not to use?

Colbert Report: “wikiality”

http://tinyurl.com/zenmw

Bad writing (i.e. writing style)?

http://tinyurl.com/gckod

to use or not to use7
To use or not to use?

Didn’t we face this same question with the advent of the Internet?

to use or not to use8
To use or not to use?

Or, are the “edit wars” in Wikipedia a different animal?

to use or not to use9
To use or not to use?

We used to view changing content on a web site as hacking…

to use or not to use10
To use or not to use?

Peer review – does the quantity of reviewers equate to greater quality information?

compare and corroborate
Compare and Corroborate

Don’t rely solely on one source

The goal is to have a variety of sources for your assignment – print and electronic

learning and critical thinking
Learning and critical thinking

Wikipedia project page

http://tinyurl.com/y4p8k6

Using a Wiki in the classroom?

Romantic Audience Project (RAP)

http://tinyurl.com/y4p75m

a better wiki
A better wiki?

“Citizendium”

http://tinyurl.com/wgsum

upcoming discussions
Upcoming Discussions

Chronicle of Higher Education

Wikipedia: Beat It, Join It, or Ignore It?

http://tinyurl.com/w97a6

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