education

  1. Things my professor never told me about Wikipedia

    In defense of the site you’re not supposed to cite.... Read more

  2. Writing Wikipedia articles teaches information literacy skills, study finds

    As educators worldwide grapple with how to teach information literacy in the digital age, Wikipedia has emerged as one answer to the post-truth era. New research results confirm that writing Wikipedia articles as a class assignment can be a key part of teaching students critical information literacy skills.... Read more

  3. “Education is crucial for a culture of freedom and success”: Roxana Sordo

    “As teachers, we are role models for our students, we are agents of change in the digital era. I think it’s fundamental to use new technologies such as Wikipedia in education.”... Read more

  4. Medical school class profiled as case study of Wikipedia Education Program

    A team of students, academics, researchers, and Wikipedia contributors have produced “Why Medical Schools Should Embrace Wikipedia,” a case study of the Wikipedia Education Program published in the journal Academic Medicine.... Read more

  5. Community digest: Wikimedia Commons provides an outlet for art students to create and exhibit art; news in brief

    Art students from Beit Berl College in Israel are using Wikimedia Commons as a resource for their study and a platform to exhibit their work.... Read more

  6. Expanding opportunities for free knowledge in Tunisia: Habib M’henni

    Habib M’henni believes in the value of free knowledge. He applies this principle in his continuous efforts to serve the Wikimedia movement and inspires others to do the same.... Read more

  7. By writing for Wikipedia, students learn more than a “traditional test”: Luz María Silva

    In Professor Luz María Silva’s classroom, students can opt to write a Wikipedia article in lieu of a midterm exam.... Read more

  8. Where do we go from here: the Wikimedia Education Collaborative

    Wikimedia Education Collab members met in Stockholm to discuss the improvements they had implemented since last summer and set the goals for the upcoming eighteen months.... Read more

  9. Community digest: ‘Spring’ comes to Central–Eastern Europe, Education project kindles new Wikipedia

    A wide international project named CEE Spring starts in Wikipedia; an education project led by Wikimedia Israel and a local Circassian school helped create the Adyghe-language Wikipedia.... Read more

  10. Community digest: “No matter how old you are, you can edit Wikipedia and be recognized for it”

    An interview with Tal Zussman, a student who recently received the English Wikipedia’s “Editor of the week” award.... Read more