Intro to Wikipedia: Day 118

Today, we started a two-day webquest introducing students to Wikipedia.

First, we learned a little from Michael Scott:

Ha! No, really, here are the kinds of people who edit Wikipedia:

As we watched these videos, we took notes on our viewing guide (W27), available in the classroom.

And then we left the pathos of Wikipedia to look at the rules:

Then, students looked at some of the edits from DSA (which explains why we’re blocked). To see these edits, scroll down to the next post and click the link.

HW: Reading and Log #3 due tomorrow

And here’s something we didn’t look at during class but explains our project well:

You can also check out this video of Jimmy Wales giving a lecture about Wikipedia at Yale: