Using Wikipedia in the Classroom: Making the Case and Exploring the Possibilities

2:30 - 3:15 PM

Does Wikipedia have a place in the classroom? Regardless of your answer, you'll likely agree that most students and faculty utilize Wikipedia in some capacity. Because of its relevance in our lives, I believe that Wikipedia is a powerful educational tool. This session will make a case for Wikipedia’s place in the classroom and share resources and tangible examples that will help instructors incorporate it into their own teaching.

If you want to follow along with certain parts of the presentation, you'll want to create a Wikipedia account ahead of time: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:CreateAccount&returnto=Main+Page

 

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