Wikipedia U [Pdf/E–book]


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  • Wikipedia U
  • Thomas Leitch
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  • 27 April 2020
  • 9781421415352

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free read Wikipedia U ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free download ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Thomas Leitch Since its launch in 2001 Wikipedia has been a lightning rod for debates about knowledge and traditional authority It has come under particular scrutiny from publishers of print encyclopedias and college professors who are skeptical about whether a crowd sourced encyclopedia in which most entries are subject to potentially endless reviewing and editing by anonymous collaborators whose credentials cannot be established can ever truly. Insightful informative well written

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free read Wikipedia U ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free download ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Thomas Leitch Te goal is to create a new generation of thinkers and makers whose authority will ultimately supplant their own Wikipedia U offers vital new lessons about the nature of authority and the opportunities and challenges of Web 20 Leitch regards Wikipedia as an ideal instrument for probing the central assumptions behind liberal education making it than merely as one of its severest critics has charged the encyclopedia game played online. I wanted to read this because I am always teaching that Wikipedia is a good diving board into research but not itself cite able I wanted a measure of accuracy I found a little of this in Leitch s bookThis book draws some from The Cult of the Amateur How Today s Internet Is Killing Our Culture and the documentary The Truth According to Wikipedia which I haven t yet seen I find that the author had an obsession with cooperative projects not producing the next Mozart etc and I think it s a false dichotomy Each community like Reddit or Imgur has its own style and humor that const


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