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Why I love/hate Wikipedia: reflections upon (not quite) subjugated knowledges
Abstract Wikipedia is a well-known online encyclopeWikipedia is a well-known online encyclopedia, whose content is contributed and edited by volunteers. Its use by students for their research is, to be polite, controversial. Is Wikipedia really evil, or is it a teaching opportunity in disguise, a representation of some deeper cultural change? We present first-hand accounts from two different disciplines, computer science and anthropology, to illustrate how experiences with Wikipedia may be crossdisciplinary. We use these to reflect upon the nature of Wikipedia and its role in teaching.ure of Wikipedia and its role in teaching.
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Comments Instead of taking a hardline stance on Wikipedia (Waters, 2007), we should be using Wikipedia as an opportunity
Conclusion Instead of taking a hardline stance on WikInstead of taking a hardline stance on Wikipedia (Waters, 2007), we should be using Wikipedia as an opportunity (Aycock, 2003). It is an excellent vehicle to discuss with our students not only the use and interpretation of Internet sources, but the management of rapidly changing source material and the role of collaborative work within academic research.llaborative work within academic research.
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Has author John Aycock + , Alan Aycock +
Has domain Computer science + , Education + , Sociology +
Has topic Domain-specific student readership + , Student information literacy +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning +
Research design Conceptual  +
Research questions Is Wikipedia really evil, or is it a teachIs Wikipedia really evil, or is it a teaching opportunity in disguise, a representation of some deeper cultural change? We present first-hand accounts from two different disciplines, computer science and anthropology, to illustrate how experiences with Wikipedia may be crossdisciplinary. We use these to reflect upon the nature of Wikipedia and its role in teaching.ure of Wikipedia and its role in teaching.
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Theory type Analysis  +
Title Why I love/hate Wikipedia: reflections upon (not quite) subjugated knowledges
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Url https://www.iupui.edu/~josotl/archive/vol_8/no_2/v8n2aycock.pdf  +
Volume 8  +
Wikipedia coverage Main topic  +
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Year 2008  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 March 2012 20:33:40  +
Categories Domain-specific student readership  + , Student information literacy  + , Computer science  + , Education  + , Sociology  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:32:29  +
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