Learning patterns/Reimagining traditional classroom assignments
What problem does this solve?
Helps in gradually educating students about research, encyclopedic writing and bibliographic citation.
What is the solution?
Students are encouraged to create and gradually improve Wikipedia articles as their assignment on their user sandbox pages. The faculty is trained to evaluate the assignments and wikify them with the help of senior students.
Things to consider
- Creating tutorials and learning manuals for step-by-step learning.
- Creating a group of student-campus ambassadors from a batch that has already been through an education program for effective coordination.
- Providing adequate training to the faculty so that they could evaluate by align the "assignment articles" to Wikipedia's quality standards.
When to use
- Wikipedia Education Program for university students