http://tr.im/edtech2009
 
 
2:44pm EST 3:14pm EST| 7 minutes of misinformation
 
 
 
<ul><li>Question #1: Use http://tr.im/wiki1   </li></ul><ul><li>Question #2: Students http://tr.im/wiki2   </li></ul><ul><...
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/prank-blog-takes-credit-for-palins-africa-faux-pas/2008/11/14/1226318898086.html
 
 
 
 
Wikimess http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/editorials/2005-11-29-wikipedia-edit_x.htm#
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2005-12-14-nature-wiki_x.htm
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2005-12-14-nature-wiki_x.htm
 
 
 
 
http://flickr.com/photos/tnarik/2600345868/
“ For God sake, you’re in college;  don’t cite the encyclopedia.” Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia http://chronicle.com/w...
<ul><li>Wikipedia isn’t perfect,  but neither is anything else. Students should be taught this, not banned from it. </li><...
<ul><li>Even if students do not cite Wikipedia in a paper, it is very possible they used Wikipedia to find information any...
 
Anatomy of Wikipedia
Anatomy of Wikipedia
Anatomy of Wikipedia
 
Advantages <ul><li>More content </li></ul><ul><li>More obscure content </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinked </li></ul><ul><li>Ref...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
http://flickr.com/photos/22141723@N07/2354715163/
http://flickr.com/photos/ambuj/345356294/
 
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This was my Power Point at EdTech 2009 in Ashland, Virginia where I try to show that the advantages of Wikipedia outweigh the negatives and that banning Wikipedia is the wrong thing to do.

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  • EdTech 2009: Using Wikipedia

    1. 1. http://tr.im/edtech2009
    2. 4. 2:44pm EST 3:14pm EST| 7 minutes of misinformation
    3. 8. <ul><li>Question #1: Use http://tr.im/wiki1 </li></ul><ul><li>Question #2: Students http://tr.im/wiki2 </li></ul><ul><li>Question #3: Trust http://tr.im/wiki3 </li></ul><ul><li>Question #4: Standard Resources http://tr.im/wiki4 </li></ul>Polling: http://tr.im/edtech2009
    4. 9. http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/prank-blog-takes-credit-for-palins-africa-faux-pas/2008/11/14/1226318898086.html
    5. 14. Wikimess http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/editorials/2005-11-29-wikipedia-edit_x.htm#
    6. 15. http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2005-12-14-nature-wiki_x.htm
    7. 16. http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2005-12-14-nature-wiki_x.htm
    8. 21. http://flickr.com/photos/tnarik/2600345868/
    9. 22. “ For God sake, you’re in college; don’t cite the encyclopedia.” Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/article/1328/wikipedia-founder-discourages-academic-use-of-his-creation http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2007/04/26/jimmywales55_wideweb__470x364,0.jpg
    10. 23. <ul><li>Wikipedia isn’t perfect, but neither is anything else. Students should be taught this, not banned from it. </li></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/nhoj/2975109723/
    11. 24. <ul><li>Even if students do not cite Wikipedia in a paper, it is very possible they used Wikipedia to find information anyway. Facing this reality, instructors should teach students about the validity of every research resources. </li></ul>
    12. 26. Anatomy of Wikipedia
    13. 27. Anatomy of Wikipedia
    14. 28. Anatomy of Wikipedia
    15. 30. Advantages <ul><li>More content </li></ul><ul><li>More obscure content </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinked </li></ul><ul><li>Referenced </li></ul><ul><li>New content </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing Conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Writing for a real audience </li></ul><ul><li>90+ Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing credibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>web presence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s revised </li></ul><ul><li>Revising for clarity </li></ul><ul><li>Revising for purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Truth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accuracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neutrality </li></ul></ul>
    16. 39. http://flickr.com/photos/22141723@N07/2354715163/
    17. 40. http://flickr.com/photos/ambuj/345356294/

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