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Brown Inspires ELA Wikipedia Edit-a-thons

Nov 22, 2013

GETTING "WIKI" WITH IT: We’ve all heard of Wikipedia. So how about hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon? Inspired by an event at Brown University, Edcetera’s Kristen Hicks walks us through the process for creating a student project that involves editing and researching out-of-the-limelight topics. After all, Stephen Colbert shouldn’t be the only one encouraging the public to make changes to Wikipedia articles (especially when his propositions are somewhat ridiculous).

Brown Inspires ELA Wikipedia Edit-a-thons

column | Technology in School

Brown Inspires ELA Wikipedia Edit-a-thons

Nov 22, 2013

GETTING "WIKI" WITH IT: We’ve all heard of Wikipedia. So how about hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon? Inspired by an event at Brown University, Edcetera’s Kristen Hicks walks us through the process for creating a student project that involves editing and researching out-of-the-limelight topics. After all, Stephen Colbert shouldn’t be the only one encouraging the public to make changes to Wikipedia articles (especially when his propositions are somewhat ridiculous).

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