Tag: wikipedia

Deciphering student search behaviour – SEARCH – Research Information

Some interesting questions arise here … Deciphering student search behaviour – SEARCH – Research Information. … firstly – does it matter? On the assumption that it does; why? I certainly don’t see any problems with students discussing what they’re learning with each other; whether it’s via Facebook, MSN, over a cuppa, or whatever. The second…

Research about Wikipedia…

Students often ask about using Wikipedia for research – or, rather, some use it exclusively & then get upset when we ask for other sources. Others are too scared to use it! I often point out that it can be a legitimate source – especially if it is research about wikipedia. There’s a lot of…

Citizendium

I’ve heard about Citizendium a few times in the last few days. Today was, however, the first time that I went to it. It’s founded by Larry Sanger – one of the founders of Wikipedia. The aims of the site are: * We aim at credibility, not just quantity. * Open to public participation¬ógently guided…