Wikipedia and university beyond the classroom

In August 2011, I offered a course called Wikipedia in Roman History for an undergraduate History course at UNIRIO, Brazil. This was the first experiment in teaching with Wikipedia supported by the Wikipedia Education Program in Brazil. Now the program is well established and new courses are added each term, all…

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Things I learned through teaching with Wikipedia

By Professor Juliana Bastos Marques – UNIRIO (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil) One late night in 2006, while I was struggling with my PhD thesis, I went looking for a quick reference for a Latin author in Portuguese Wikipedia, only to find out that there was nothing about…

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