Articles as Assignments - Modalities and Experiences of Wikipedia Use in University Courses

@inproceedings{Wannemacher2009ArticlesAA,
  title={Articles as Assignments - Modalities and Experiences of Wikipedia Use in University Courses},
  author={Klaus Wannemacher},
  booktitle={ICWL},
  year={2009}
}
In spite of perceived quality deficits, Wikipedia is a popular information resource among students. Instructors increasingly take advantage of the positive student attitude through actively integrating Wikipedia as a learning tool into university courses. The contribution raises the question if Wikipedia assignments in university courses are suited to make complex research, editing and bibliographic processes through which scholarship is produced transparent to students and to effectively… CONTINUE READING