Wikipedia and the University, a case study

Charles Knight, Sam Pryke
  • Teaching in Higher Education, December 2012, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2012.666734

What is it about?

This paper gives an overview of why university students like to make use of Wikipedia and why many academics fear it. It also covers some common myths about how students are using Wikipedia and highlights how academics own practices are different to what they claim to be.

Why is it important?

Particularly useful if you are writing about academics and how they use online sources or direct students to use sources.

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