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Special Topics Workshop: Using Wikipedia in the Classroom

April 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Description: Wikipedia has both its advocates and critics as a resource for higher education.  Yet, numerous educators have used Wikipedia as a platform where students can share their work with a public audience.  This session is intended for those who wish to learn more about Wikipedia, including its fundamental principles and education resources, as you consider it as a possible tool to leverage in your classroom.  UC Merced professor Dr. Susan Amussen will share her experience implementing a Wikipedia content creation piece for students in an undergraduate history course.

Presenters: Dr. Susan Amussen (Professor of History), Donald Barclay (Deputy University Librarian), Sara Davidson Squibb (Head, Research & Learning Services)

Open to: Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, (Instructional) Staff

Thursday, April 19, 2018
COB2 - 290
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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This workshop is a collaboration with the UCM Library.