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Assignment: Adding Women's History to Wikipedia

Assignment: Adding Women's History to Wikipedia

A women's history assignment based on the students' understanding and use of open informational resources, including Wikipedia (see for example, Isto Huvila's 2010 research paper, "Where does the information come from? Information source use patterns in Wikipedia" in which the impact and reach of Wikipedia is summarized).  In this assignment, the students research and write their own individual articles for publication in Wikipedia, peer review and subsequent improvements over time.



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