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Martha Hickson

http://info.easybib.com/hs-fs/hub/222136/file-333177433-pdf/ResearchReady_Wikipedia_eBo... - 13 views

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    EasyBib Wikipedia e-book
Martha Hickson

Wikipedia_Infographic.jpg (648×866) - 11 views

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    EasyBib wikipedia infographic
Martha Hickson

Wikipediocracy - 15 views

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    "We exist to shine the light of scrutiny into the dark crevices of Wikipedia and its related projects; to examine the corruption there, along with its structural flaws; and to inoculate the unsuspecting public against the torrent of misinformation, defamation, and general nonsense that issues forth from one of the world's most frequently visited websites, the "encyclopedia that anyone can edit.""
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    "We exist to shine the light of scrutiny into the dark crevices of Wikipedia and its related projects; to examine the corruption there, along with its structural flaws; and to inoculate the unsuspecting public against the torrent of misinformation, defamation, and general nonsense that issues forth from one of the world's most frequently visited websites, the "encyclopedia that anyone can edit.""
Martha Hickson

How a Raccoon Became an Aardvark : The New Yorker - 21 views

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    "This kind of feedback loop-wherein an error that appears on Wikipedia then
    trickles to sources that Wikipedia considers authoritative, which are in turn
    used as evidence for the original falsehood-is a documented phenomenon."
Martha Hickson

Wikipedia cracks down on 'paid advocacy editing and sockpuppetry' - 13 views

shared by Martha Hickson on 23 Oct 13 - No Cached
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    Wikipedia has launched a new investigation of "non-neutral editing" on its website, blocking or banning more than 250 user accounts for a mixture of offences, including being paid to write Wikipedia articles promoting companies or products, and not disclosing conflicts of interest
Martha Hickson

Ratings for Top Student Sources - 20 views

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    Turnitin created the SEER (Source Educational Evaluation Rubric) to help teach students how to evaluate the sources they use in their writing. A number of educators tested the rubric on the most popular websites that students use for sourcing material. How did these websites rank? Take
Martha Hickson

Wiki Summarizer - 0 views

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    Can help students generate search terms
Robin Cicchetti

Wikipedia is Not Wicked!| The Committed Sardine - 9 views

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    Teaching Wikipedia. Great post from Gwyneth Ann Jones.
Anthony Beal

Teaching Wikipedia At A Glance | Flickr - Photo Sharing! - 16 views

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    Poster to teach some uses for Wikipedia in education 
Anthony Beal

Wikipedia Is "Making the Grade" With More & More Academics - 1 views

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    Although Wikipedia has long been viewed with suspicion by many educators, the Wikimedia Foundation has been working hard to forge alliances with academia, to build a better reputation, but also to elicit strong content contribution for the collaborative online encyclopedia.
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