criticisms of edtech history--a dish always served slow

Feb 22, 2012

HISTORY--A DISH ALWAYS SERVED SLOW: On that topic, a recent piece from Rebecca Rosen of the Atlantic questions Wikipedia's "undue weight" policy, which gives preference to popular views over minority ones. The story focuses on professor Timothy Messer-Kruse's account of wrangling with Wiki editors over making corrections to a history article. That he had to endure the slow, tedious (and infuriating) process speaks more to the "messy" work that historians face in changing public perceptions than to Wikipedia itself, concludes Rosen.

criticisms of edtech history--a dish always served slow

Feb 22, 2012

HISTORY--A DISH ALWAYS SERVED SLOW: On that topic, a recent piece from Rebecca Rosen of the Atlantic questions Wikipedia's "undue weight" policy, which gives preference to popular views over minority ones. The story focuses on professor Timothy Messer-Kruse's account of wrangling with Wiki editors over making corrections to a history article. That he had to endure the slow, tedious (and infuriating) process speaks more to the "messy" work that historians face in changing public perceptions than to Wikipedia itself, concludes Rosen.

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