[Irtalk] Wikimania 2014: Wikipedia belongs in Education | Open Education Working Group

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 12:28:35 SAST 2014

Wikipedia continues its fight to be seen as credible in an education
context despite the fact that research has shown Wikipedia to be a hugely
useful tool in education and users get higher exam results.

David White provided a wonderfully clear rhetoric on ‘*what’s left to teach
now Wikipedia has done everyone’s homework*’ (his notes). His premise was
that we need to think about the difference between education and learning;
learning is bigger than education.

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