Wikipedia Authoring

In this project for English 495: Digital Literacies and Humanities (Spring 2017), students reflected on their experience authoring articles in Wikipedia.  Over the course of the semester, students were responsible for: selecting pages to edit or create in Wikipedia; analyzing content gaps; mastering Wikipedia conventions and authoring tools; researching page topics; writing and formatting their Wikipedia pages; soliciting and responding to feedback from Wikipedia content experts and fellow Wikipedians; publishing their articles.  (Throughout, the Wiki Ed team (and their course template) were crucial collaborators.)  Students’ final reflections were composed and published via multimedia Scalar books.

Click on an image below to read a student reflection.

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