Course Development

Wikipedia Pedagogy

Teaching & Learning 

Less than a decade ago, seventy-percent of instructors noted that they use Wikipedia often, but stated that they would never allow their students to use Wikipedia.1 Now, instructors are shifting their thinking away from Wikipedia as a source for completing assignments, instead of using class materials as a way to improve Wikipedia. All in all, there tends to be a pedagogical shift towards how Wikipedia can enrich traditional teaching and how it can be harnessed as a tool for gaining refined digital literacy skills. 

Wikipedia Workshops

About  

The rapid expansion of fake news sites made real news headlines last year, and the public is more aware than ever that they're exposed to propaganda and misinformation. Even college students are at risk of believing false information intended to sway elections or generate ad revenue. That’s why the work Wiki Education does to help students develop media literacy skills is more important than ever.

Library Support for American Cultures Instructors

Message from Corliss Lee, American Cultures Librarian 


As you prepare for a semester like no other, please remember that the Library is here to support your research and teaching needs.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions at  clee@library.berkeley.edu.

Getting Started

Wikimedia-Guided & WikiEducation Supported 

Wikipedia Student Guide

Getting Started & Common Difficulties