Wikipedia focusing on improving student learning
| Jan 28, 2011
As Wikipedia hits its 10th year of operation, it is making efforts to involve academics more closely in its process. The latest is a new plan to build an “open educational resource platform” that will gather tools about teaching with Wikipedia in the classroom.
Rodney Dunican, education programs manager for Wikimedia, Wikipedia’s parent company, is part of the team working to build the platform, which he said will highlight the ways in which Wikipedia can be used to improve student learning. To learn more about Wikipedia’s efforts to improve student learning, read the full article by Tusher Rae in the Technology section of The Chronicle of Higher Education website.