Wikipedia: the educator’s friend (!)

Rinne, Nathan Wikipedia: the educator’s friend (!)., 2009 . In TIES 2009 Education Technology Conference, Minneapolis, MN (US), 12-15 December 2009. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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Wikipedia can be an excellent springboard for learning some profound lessons. We’ll look at practical ways to use it with students (grade 7 and up) to: a) develop solid research skills, b) think critically about the nature of authority and evidence, and c) produce persuasive written and oral arguments.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Wikipedia, Internet in education, research, authority, trust, persuasion (rhetoric), search, information literacy
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
Depositing user: Nathan A. Rinne
Date deposited: 12 Dec 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:16


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