Wikipedia in the Classroom and Library

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Wikipedia is one of the top 10 websites in the world with between 7 - 8 billion page views each month. Getting content onto Wikipedia is a great way to educate the world and share information with a global audience. Furthermore, Wikipedia strives to build relationships with universities, galleries, libraries, archives, and museums.

This course will cover the fundamentals of getting started with Wikipedia in the classroom and at the library. We will discuss how to integrate these projects into a course, interacting with the community, and where to find support for your course or event.

Attend And You Will Learn

  • What is Wikipedia? - tertiary source citing secondary sources
  • How does it fit into a lesson plan? - replace a term paper or use library resources
  • Getting comfortable with code - short overview of editing Wikipedia
  • Grading Wikipedia articles - intro to the Wikipedia community and setting classroom expectations
  • Wikipedia events - review of past and future events
  • Finding help - Triangle Wikipedians user group
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