Monday, 22 March 2010

Wikipedia and student use - friend or foe?

Wikipedia is always a bone of contention for both students and staff of academic institutions in terms of course related project research. This is a piece of research to get you thinking on a Monday and outlines how students are actually using Wikipedia. One of the most interesting suggestions is that students appear to negotiate the accuracy of Wikipedia content, rather than assume it.

How today’s college students use Wikipedia for course–related research
by Alison J. Head and Michael B. Eisenberg.
First Monday, Volume 15, Number 3 - 1 March 2010