Jackie Koerner: Wikipedia Visiting Scholar at SFSU

By Ryan McGrady on December 2, 2016

Lingzhi is Wikipedia Visiting Scholar at USF

By Ryan McGrady on December 1, 2016

The Roundup: Tiny machines

By Ian Ramjohn on November 28, 2016

Monthly Report for October 2016

By Ryan McGrady on November 22, 2016

The Roundup: Evolution and Wikipedia

By Ian Ramjohn on November 21, 2016

Happy Birthday, Margaret Atwood!

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 18, 2016

Attending the AAA conference

By Jami Mathewson on November 17, 2016

The Roundup: Cell service

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 14, 2016

New feature: View changes from the Dashboard

By Sage Ross on November 8, 2016

Wikipedia: A field trip to the public sphere

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 7, 2016

Today’s featured article by GMU Visiting Scholar

By Ryan McGrady on November 3, 2016

How Wikipedia is unlocking scientific knowledge

By Helaine Blumenthal on November 3, 2016

Wiki Ed receives grant from the Hewlett Foundation

By Frank Schulenburg on November 1, 2016

The Roundup: Science behind the scares

By LiAnna Davis on October 31, 2016

Wikipedia assignments as active learning

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 25, 2016

The Roundup: Under the sea

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 24, 2016

Wiki Ed visits UCSD

By Jami Mathewson on October 19, 2016

Welcome, Robert Fernandez!

By LiAnna Davis on October 18, 2016

The Roundup: Sock it to me

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 17, 2016

Working Wikipedia assignments into English classrooms

By Samantha Weald on October 13, 2016

Monthly Report: September 2016

By LiAnna Davis on October 13, 2016

The Roundup: Sharing stories of women in science

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 10, 2016

Education a focus at WikiConference North America

By LiAnna Davis on October 6, 2016

Blurry on copyright? Three tips for students and educators

By Guest Contributor on October 5, 2016

Wiki Ed showcases open educational practices at Ole Miss

By Jami Mathewson on October 4, 2016

The Roundup: Life in Mexico

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 3, 2016

The Roundup: Happy Birthday, Antibiotics!

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 28, 2016

Students can develop statistical literacy through Wikipedia

By Samantha Weald on September 21, 2016

The Roundup: Truth and Reconciliation

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 19, 2016

Science students become science communicators through Wikipedia

By Jami Mathewson on September 15, 2016

Monthly Report for August 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 14, 2016

The Roundup: Clouds in your coffee

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 12, 2016

Join our webinar on unlocking scientific knowledge on Wikipedia

By Helaine Blumenthal on September 7, 2016

5 ways you can help Wiki Ed!

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 1, 2016

When students edit Wikipedia, academic content thrives

By Kevin Schiroo on August 31, 2016

Evaluating student learning through Wikipedia

By Zach McDowell on August 29, 2016

Monthly Report for July 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 24, 2016

Why Wikipedia assignments work for digital literacy

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 23, 2016

The Roundup: Political science on Wikipedia

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 15, 2016

Totaling the sum of all human knowledge at MathFest

By LiAnna Davis on August 12, 2016

98% of instructors would teach with Wikipedia again

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 10, 2016

Bugging Wikipedia: Opening up insect ecology

By Guest Contributor on August 9, 2016

The Roundup: Human Ecology

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 8, 2016

Visiting Scholar opportunity at Brown University

By Ryan McGrady on August 4, 2016

Teaching with Wikipedia in statistics classrooms

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 3, 2016

Wikipedia: Putting plants under the microscope

By Ian Ramjohn on August 3, 2016

The Year of Science spreads to Brazil

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 2, 2016

Helping plant biology and botany bloom on Wikipedia

By Jami Mathewson on August 1, 2016

The Roundup: Whistleblowing

By Eryk Salvaggio on July 25, 2016

Monthly Report for June 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on July 21, 2016

The Roundup: Behind a glass of water

By Eryk Salvaggio on July 18, 2016

Wiki Ed’s Year of Science is on the road this summer

By Jami Mathewson on July 12, 2016

The Roundup: The life of plants

By Eryk Salvaggio on July 11, 2016

Bringing Astronomy down to Earth

By Jami Mathewson on July 7, 2016

How Geobiology came to Wikipedia

By Eryk Salvaggio on July 5, 2016

Welcome, Dr. Zachary McDowell!

By Helaine Blumenthal on July 1, 2016

For our new tool for students, Wiki Ed goes analog

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 30, 2016

Announcing our Annual Plan for 2016-2017

By Frank Schulenburg on June 29, 2016

The Roundup: Dinosaur science

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 27, 2016

Making History, Empowering Students with Wikipedia

By Guest Contributor on June 22, 2016

Wiki Education Foundation Monthly Report for May 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 21, 2016

Making the Dashboard global

By Sage Ross on June 20, 2016

The Roundup: Juneteenth

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 19, 2016

The Roundup: History and Psychology

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 13, 2016

Revised Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

By Frank Schulenburg on June 10, 2016

Rollins College chooses Wikipedia Visiting Scholar

By Ryan McGrady on June 8, 2016

The Roundup: Linguistics and Wikipedia

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 6, 2016

Attending the Festival of Learning in British Columbia

By Jami Mathewson on June 2, 2016

Discussing disability studies and Wikipedia at SFSU

By Samantha Weald on June 1, 2016

The Year of Science is coming to a conference near you

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 27, 2016

Wiki Ed visits Brown, Northeastern Universities

By Jami Mathewson on May 26, 2016

Wiki Ed discusses women and Wikipedia at Bryn Mawr

By Jami Mathewson on May 25, 2016

Monthly Report for April 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 23, 2016

The Roundup: Deep breaths

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 23, 2016

The slow, necessary death of the research paper

By Guest Contributor on May 17, 2016

The Roundup: The little things that fuel everything

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 16, 2016

The Roundup: Drugs and drug policies

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 9, 2016

Monthly Report for March 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 2, 2016

The Roundup: Cold War Science

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 2, 2016

Sunshine meets science in San Diego

By Tanya I. Garcia on April 27, 2016

The Roundup: A billion years of boredom

By Eryk Salvaggio on April 25, 2016

For Wikipedia, the Doctor is in … class

By Eryk Salvaggio on April 5, 2016

Monthly Report for February, 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 29, 2016

The Roundup: (Even More) Women in Science

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 28, 2016

Wiki Ed attending Experimental Biology 2016

By Samantha Weald on March 25, 2016

97% of instructors would teach with Wikipedia again

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 25, 2016

Wiki Ed brings Year of Science to California campuses

By Samantha Weald on March 24, 2016

Feminist Praxis and Wikipedia in the Classroom

By Guest Contributor on March 23, 2016

Wiki Ed visiting Northeastern University

By Jami Mathewson on March 22, 2016

Questions and Answers from Temple University

By Jami Mathewson on March 22, 2016

Join a Wiki Ed workshop at Brown University

By Jami Mathewson on March 21, 2016

Happy Birthday, Antonia Maury!

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 21, 2016

Wiki Ed attends NWSA Regional Directors meeting

By Samantha Weald on March 17, 2016

Coordinating a distributed content gap analysis partnership

By Guest Contributor on March 9, 2016

Why Wikipedia matters for women in science

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 8, 2016

The Roundup: Women in Science History

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 7, 2016

Monthly Report for January, 2016

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 7, 2016

Happy Birthday, Linus Pauling!

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 29, 2016

The Roundup: Black women in science

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 22, 2016

Say my name, say my name

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 19, 2016

Wikipedia for teaching new literacies in writing

By Guest Contributor on February 17, 2016

Announcing UC Davis “Wikipedia Year of Science” workshop

By Samantha Weald on February 16, 2016

The Roundup: Environmental impacts

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 15, 2016

Wiki Ed hosting President’s Day workshop in Philadelphia

By Jami Mathewson on February 10, 2016

Wiki Ed joining AAAS annual meeting

By Jami Mathewson on February 9, 2016

Wiki Education Foundation launches Wiki Playlist

By Frank Schulenburg on February 8, 2016

Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin!

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 8, 2016

Looking back at the Classroom Program in 2015

By Helaine Blumenthal on February 5, 2016

Wikimedia DC hosting Wiki Ed workshop, Feb. 12

By Samantha Weald on February 5, 2016

Wiki Ed attended LSA conference in January

By Samantha Weald on February 5, 2016

Questions and answers from Hunter College

By Samantha Weald on February 4, 2016

Wiki Ed to visit California State University, East Bay

By Samantha Weald on February 3, 2016

Teaching (and diversifying) classical music through Wikipedia

By Guest Contributor on February 3, 2016

Announcing: Genes and Proteins

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 1, 2016

Partnering with the Society for Marine Mammalogy

By Jami Mathewson on January 29, 2016

Writing art history into Wikipedia

By Guest Contributor on January 27, 2016

Monthly Report for December 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on January 21, 2016

The Wikipedia Year of Science is here!

By Frank Schulenburg on January 19, 2016

15 years of Wikipedia and education

By Frank Schulenburg on January 14, 2016

Welcome, Kevin Schiroo

By LiAnna Davis on January 11, 2016

Three new Visiting Scholars opportunities

By Ryan McGrady on January 8, 2016

A New Dashboard for 2016

By Sage Ross on January 4, 2016

New online tools for students and instructors

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 22, 2015

Wikipedia assignments in gender studies

By Guest Contributor on December 21, 2015

Taking a ‘Michigander’ at Wikipedia classroom assignments

By Jami Mathewson on December 17, 2015

Monthly Report for November 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 15, 2015

The Roundup: Medieval Women

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 14, 2015

Engaging marine science instructors to teach with Wikipedia

By Jami Mathewson on December 11, 2015

Wiki Ed shares results of first financial audit

By Bill Gong on December 10, 2015

Narrowing Wikipedia’s gender gap with NWSA

By Jami Mathewson on December 9, 2015

Roundup: Articles on Asia

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 7, 2015

New handbooks for writing species and chemistry articles

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 3, 2015

The Great Wikipedia Learning Adventure

By Guest Contributor on December 2, 2015

Announcing McMaster University’s Visiting Scholar

By Ryan McGrady on November 25, 2015

Monthly Report for October

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 23, 2015

Wiki Ed is coming to Michigan!

By Jami Mathewson on November 16, 2015

The Roundup: Cinema and Gender

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 16, 2015

The Roundup: Animal behavior

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 9, 2015

Welcome, Tanya!

By Frank Schulenburg on November 6, 2015

Teaching (more than just) writing with Wikipedia

By Zach McDowell on November 2, 2015

Wiki Ed and Digital Humanities: Pedagogy that works

By Matt Vetter on October 26, 2015

Wikifying Science Fiction’s “Grand Dame”

By Guest Contributor on October 22, 2015

Monthly Report for September

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 15, 2015

WikiConference USA: Watch online

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 13, 2015

It’s here! WikiConference USA

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 9, 2015

Wikipedia’s “Bum Rap” on American RadioWorks

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 8, 2015

I am ask.wikiedu.org. Ask me anything.

By Sage Ross on October 7, 2015

Summer Seminar pilot final evaluation available

By LiAnna Davis on October 5, 2015

The Roundup: A swarm of bees

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 5, 2015

University of Pittsburgh welcomes two Visiting Scholars

By Ryan McGrady on September 25, 2015

Monthly Report for August 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 21, 2015

A new wave of Wikipedia scholarship

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 16, 2015

The Roundup: Growing up girl

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 14, 2015

New resource for writing Wikipedia biographies

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 11, 2015

Political Science and Wikipedia

By Jami Mathewson on September 10, 2015

The Roundup: Japanese theater

By Eryk Salvaggio on September 7, 2015

Education and Wikipedia: A chemical reaction

By Adam Hyland on September 2, 2015

The Roundup: Sharing science

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 31, 2015

Join us at WikiConference USA!

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 25, 2015

Thank you to OpenSym 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 25, 2015

Monthly Report for July 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 24, 2015

The Roundup: A room with some page views

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 24, 2015

Wiki Education Foundation at OpenSym 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 18, 2015

The Roundup: Helping out

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 17, 2015

Wiki Ed announces ASPB partnership

By Jami Mathewson on August 14, 2015

Hacking and collaboration at Wikimania

By Sage Ross on August 12, 2015

Debut of our new tools in-person at ASPB conference

By Jami Mathewson on August 10, 2015

True stories from Wikipedia classrooms

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 5, 2015

Welcome, Victoria Hinshaw!

By Tom Porter on August 5, 2015

The Roundup: Women scientists

By Eryk Salvaggio on August 3, 2015

Monthly Report for June 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on July 31, 2015

Welcome Andrew Lih, first Summer Research Fellow

By LiAnna Davis on July 27, 2015

Looking back at the 2015 spring term

By Helaine Blumenthal on July 22, 2015

The Roundup: Environmental history

By Eryk Salvaggio on July 20, 2015

Wiki Education Foundation 2015–16 Annual Plan Released

By Frank Schulenburg on July 20, 2015

Student groups and Wikipedia: Some findings

By Samantha Weald on June 30, 2015

New subject specific brochures from Wiki Ed!

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 23, 2015

Now hiring: Director of Programs

By LiAnna Davis on June 22, 2015

Monthly report for May 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 22, 2015

Staff reflect on their work in Quarterly Reviews

By Frank Schulenburg on June 12, 2015

From curious to contributor

By Eryk Salvaggio on June 10, 2015

Welcome, Tom Porter and Ryan McGrady

By Frank Schulenburg on June 2, 2015

The Roundup: History of Western Canada

By Adam Hyland on June 1, 2015

Monthly Report for April 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 19, 2015

Hate the sin, love the sinner

By Sage Ross on May 12, 2015

The Roundup: A shifting planet

By Eryk Salvaggio on May 11, 2015

Wiki Ed attends MPSA conference in Chicago

By Jami Mathewson on May 7, 2015

UC Berkeley students get their feet wet on Wikipedia

By Samantha Weald on May 6, 2015

Wiki Ed presents at university libraries

By LiAnna Davis on April 23, 2015

Monthly Report for March 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on April 22, 2015

The Roundup: Theater History

By Eryk Salvaggio on April 13, 2015

Be boulder: Geology club edits Wikipedia

By Samantha Weald on April 10, 2015

Catching the Wiki Bug

By Eryk Salvaggio on April 8, 2015

Notes and slides from Quarterly Reviews now available

By Frank Schulenburg on April 7, 2015

The Roundup: Alien Territory

By Eryk Salvaggio on April 6, 2015

The Roundup: Women in history

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 30, 2015

Watch our “Teaching with Wikipedia” webinar

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 24, 2015

Monthly report for February 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 23, 2015

The Roundup: Women and Writing

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 16, 2015

Teaching with Wikipedia workshop, Friday at UC Davis

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 10, 2015

The Roundup: Women and Art (Part 2)

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 9, 2015

The Roundup: Women and Art (Part 1)

By Eryk Salvaggio on March 2, 2015

The benefits of Wikipedia assignments for photography courses

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 24, 2015

The Roundup: Tech Talk

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 23, 2015

The Gender Gap: A Student’s Take

By Guest Contributor on February 18, 2015

The Roundup: The Cost of News

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 16, 2015

Translation courses: sharing the world through Wikipedia

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 13, 2015

Monthly report for January 2015

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 12, 2015

We’re hiring!

By Frank Schulenburg on February 11, 2015

Expanding African Archaeology

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 11, 2015

The Roundup: History of the American West

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 9, 2015

WikiEdu Dashboard version 1.0 is live!

By Sage Ross on February 6, 2015

Wiki Ed’s student groups pilot kicks off

By Samantha Weald on February 5, 2015

This fall, 68% of our student editors were women

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 5, 2015

The Roundup: Grab your popcorn

By Eryk Salvaggio on February 2, 2015

Five challenges of Wikipedia assignments, with solutions

By Eryk Salvaggio on January 29, 2015

Today’s Roundup: STRIKE!

By Eryk Salvaggio on January 26, 2015

The Wikipedia Frontier

By Eryk Salvaggio on January 22, 2015

Looking back at fall term 2014

By Helaine Blumenthal on January 21, 2015

Monthly report for December 2014

By Eryk Salvaggio on January 20, 2015

Today’s Roundup: Feminist perspectives

By Eryk Salvaggio on January 19, 2015

Welcome, Ryan!

By LiAnna Davis on January 16, 2015

Today’s Roundup: A Trip to Africa

By Eryk Salvaggio on January 12, 2015

A year in review

By Frank Schulenburg on December 31, 2014

Changes to Classroom Program for Spring 2015

By LiAnna Davis on December 18, 2014

Monthly report for November 2014

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 15, 2014

Two Quarterly Reviews now available

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 10, 2014

“Did You Know” is abuzz with wasps

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 8, 2014

Wiki Ed offers a prescription for medical editing

By Eryk Salvaggio on December 3, 2014

Welcome, Samantha!

By Frank Schulenburg on December 2, 2014

“Wikipedia and Education” webinar archived online

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 25, 2014

Don’t cite Wikipedia. Write Wikipedia!

By LiAnna Davis on November 22, 2014

Monthly report for October 2014

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 18, 2014

Help us close Wikipedia’s gender gap

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 13, 2014

User testing the Assignment Design Wizard

By Sage Ross on November 7, 2014

Join us for Wikipedia-palooza in Baton Rouge

By Eryk Salvaggio on November 3, 2014

Avoiding Plagiarism and Paraphrasing Problems

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 30, 2014

Updated Handouts Ready for Classrooms

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 29, 2014

Notes and Slides from Quarterly Reviews now available

By Frank Schulenburg on October 20, 2014

Benefits, from Both Sides of the Assignment

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 16, 2014

Wikipedia and Student Writing

By Guest Contributor on October 14, 2014

Monthly report for September 2014

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 10, 2014

Welcome, Renée, Ian, and Adam!

By Frank Schulenburg on October 8, 2014

Students’ article makes Wikipedia’s front page

By Eryk Salvaggio on October 6, 2014

Welcome, Helaine and Eryk!

By LiAnna Davis on October 2, 2014

Happy Native American Day!

By Jami Mathewson on September 26, 2014

Happy Rosh Hashanah!

By Jami Mathewson on September 25, 2014

Student editors start by making minor edits to their hometowns

By Jami Mathewson on September 19, 2014

Wiki Education Foundation Monthly Report: August 2014

By Sage Ross on September 17, 2014

A tool for designing great assignments, coming soon

By Sage Ross on September 16, 2014

Read about the Colorado floods of 2013

By Jami Mathewson on September 9, 2014

Happy Labor Day!

By Jami Mathewson on September 1, 2014

Happy birthday to Janet Taylor Spence!

By Jami Mathewson on August 29, 2014

Welcome, Bill Gong!

By Frank Schulenburg on August 28, 2014

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day!

By Jami Mathewson on August 26, 2014

Welcome, Lorraine Hariton

By Frank Schulenburg on August 18, 2014

Student editor translates French article into English

By Jami Mathewson on August 15, 2014

Wiki Ed presents at Wikimania

By LiAnna Davis on August 14, 2014

Wiki Education Foundation Monthly Report: July 2014

By LiAnna Davis on August 13, 2014

Happy Book Lovers’ Day!

By Jami Mathewson on August 9, 2014

Happy International Cat Day!

By Jami Mathewson on August 8, 2014

Happy British Columbia Day!

By Jami Mathewson on August 4, 2014

Thank you, Mike Christie

By Frank Schulenburg on July 31, 2014

Announcing new Programs Department

By Frank Schulenburg on July 31, 2014

Celebrate the life and activism of Donaldina Cameron

By Jami Mathewson on July 31, 2014

Happy birthday to Alice Azure!

By Jami Mathewson on July 30, 2014

Wrap-up of our first Quarterly Review

By Frank Schulenburg on July 28, 2014

Wiki Education Foundation Monthly Report: June 2014

By LiAnna Davis on July 21, 2014

Anniversary of the Great New York City Fire of 1945

By Jami Mathewson on July 19, 2014

Happy Bastille Day!

By Jami Mathewson on July 14, 2014

Happy Video Game Day!

By Jami Mathewson on July 8, 2014

We’re hiring!

By LiAnna Davis on July 7, 2014

Request for proposals: wikiedu.org 1.0

By Sage Ross on July 2, 2014

Welcome, Karen George

By Frank Schulenburg on June 20, 2014

Welcome, Karen A. Twitchell!

By Frank Schulenburg on June 11, 2014

Wiki Education Foundation Monthly Report: May 2014

By LiAnna Davis on June 10, 2014

Wiki Education Foundation Monthly Report: April 2014

By LiAnna Davis on June 10, 2014

Staff present at WikiConference USA

By LiAnna Davis on June 5, 2014

Welcome Sage, Jessica, and Sara

By Frank Schulenburg on May 29, 2014

Campus visit report: University of Puget Sound

By LiAnna Davis on May 23, 2014

Releasing our grant proposal to the Stanton Foundation

By Frank Schulenburg on May 21, 2014

New Wiki Education Foundation website

By LiAnna Davis on May 14, 2014

Blog

Recent news from Wiki Ed

Jackie Koerner: Wikipedia Visiting Scholar at SFSU

Jackie Koerner recently earned a PhD from the Saint Louis University School of Education, with a dissertation on ableism and the medical model of disability. While conducting her research, Wikipedia was an invaluable resource through which to collect lists of sources. She took note of articles that needed work, with the intention of improving them … Continued

Lingzhi is Wikipedia Visiting Scholar at USF

I’m pleased to announce User:Lingzhi as Wikipedia Visiting Scholar in the University of San Francisco’s Department of Rhetoric and Language! Lingzhi is a veteran editor with considerable experience improving articles at the highest levels of quality. His past work includes articles such as funerary art, scattered disc, Battle of Malvern Hill, Taiwanese aborigines, and several … Continued

Five reasons you should donate to Wiki Ed on Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, a U.S. holiday to encourage donations to worthy nonprofits. If you’re planning to make financial contributions this year, we hope you’ll consider supporting the Wiki Education Foundation. Here’s why: 1. We’re dramatically improving the availability and accuracy of information available on Wikipedia. Since 2010, students in our program have added 25 … Continued

The Roundup: Tiny machines

Modern technology requires tiny, precisely manufactured parts. If you want to know how those parts are made, you can thank students in Dr. Ashis Banerjee’s Introduction to Manufacturing Processes class (first section; second section) at the University of Washington for the work they did across articles related to manufacturing processes. Take a look at the … Continued

Monthly Report for October 2016

Wiki Education Foundation Monthly Report, October 2016 Highlights Wiki Ed staff attended WikiConference North America, a three-day annual event that took place in San Diego this year. We presented on several aspects of our programs, received helpful feedback, met with collaborators, and engaged with dozens of Wikipedians, librarians, educators, and other Wikipedia enthusiasts. Wiki Ed … Continued

Attending the AAA conference

The American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting takes place this week in Minneapolis. I’m here at the conference with Outreach Manager Samantha Weald to talk about how students improve the quality and coverage of public knowledge of anthropological topics on Wikipedia. In our time working with professors of anthropology and related fields, like through our partnership … Continued

The Roundup: Cell service

Unicellular organisms take the bare minimum to be considered complete. In that sense, they’re kind of the opposite of Wikipedia articles. It’s surprising that the Wikipedia article on unicellular organisms languished for so long. Once just a stub with a list of links, the article was transformed by a student in Joel Parker’s Cell Biology … Continued