Exploring Wikipedia Workshop

  • Posted on: 28 January 2019
  • By: digitalscholar

Exploring Wikipedia Workshop • Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 11:30am-12:30pm

Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia is part of the fabric of our digital life. It is used worldwide, by millions of people daily. Join this workshop to learn more about it, as well as, how to use your knowledge and research skills to make it better. The instructor will share what she learned after taking a 9 week Wikipedia course, as well as, her experience working with a faculty member on a Wikipedia classroom assignment.

This workshop is for anyone who wants to add to their knowledge of Wikipedia.

Session topics:

  • Overview of Wikipedia and how it really works
  • Learn the ways you can contribute to Wikipedia
  • See examples of how it is being used to teach digital literacy
  • Explore the Library Wikipedia Research Guide for more in depth information

Prerequisites: None

Presenter:  Librarian, Jean Reese

Location: Walker Library, LIB 272 (Instruction Classroom)

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