16 Oct. In the latest post of the 23 Things for Research (on Oxford Bodleian blogs), the Thing 5 says ‘Wikipedia: Learning by sharing knowledge‘. Jisc Wikimedian Ambassador Martin Poulter argues for wikepedia to be made an education source.
That has been there on my mind always. During a short period I was involved in education, I was faced with this question: what is the role of wikipedia in education and research? In my quest to understand the wikipedia better and also spread its knowledge and use among students and the public, I had organised a seminar on Wikipedia, in September 2008 too.
Wikipedia is a wonderful