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Wikipedia traffic thrives on news events

On April 5, the popular news site Tech Crunch ran a story about a lawsuit involving Boundless Learning, a Boston-based maker of open educational resources (OER). I’ll let you go straight to the source for that important story; but here, … Continue reading

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Open Educational Resources: it’s time to document ourselves!

When I first started editing wikis, I didn’t start with the most ambitious encyclopedia project in human history; I started with a non-profit where volunteers and staff convened to work together in person. Learning this unfamiliar tool along with others—some … Continue reading

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Wikipedia: tying it all together

These days, few would disagree that Wikipedia is a useful resource. But what does the site do best? What can be accomplished with Wikipedia that we don’t see in other publications, that makes a tangible difference in the world we … Continue reading

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Wikipedia in the College Classroom

Last week, I had the honor of speaking to the faculty of the University of Mississippi, through the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning’s Faculty Development Luncheon series. Below are my slides from the presentation. (I have video as … Continue reading

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