Understanding our Information Landscape
ISTE Related Outcomes:
3.b: Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency.
2..c: Learn to identify, explore, evaluate, curate and adopt new digital resources and tools for learning.
Information Landscape Today: Wikipedia
- Use the Talk Page
- Wikipedia’s Good Article criteria
- Wikipedia’s Quality Scale
- Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula
- Wikipedia better than a history textbook
- Is Wikipedia Really Such a Bad Research Tool for Students?
- Wikipedia is arguably subject to more rigorous review practices than are many scholarly publications.
- Wikipedia Infographic
- WikiWand: Making Wiki more visually appealing
- Wikipedia real time edits
- Wikimedia Foundation
- Getting students started with Wikipedia