A reference guide for anyone who wants to take the next step and help gather and share the sum of all human knowledge.
A full-term syllabus that incorporates many of the best practices for running major Wikipedia assignments in conjunction with the Wikipedia Ambassador Program. You can use it as a starting point for your own Wikipedia assignments, or take bits and pieces to adapt to your course—whether you are working with Wikipedia.
In this brochure, professors around the world explain Wikipedia assignments they’ve used to meet learning objectives for their courses. They also explain how they graded these assignments. These case studies can help you form a plan for how you can use Wikipedia as a teaching tool in your class. (PDF)
Wikipedia: The Missing Manual is a 2008 book by John Broughton. It is a how-to guide that explains the process of contributing to the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia.
A reference guide with specific steps you can take to get the most out of Wikipedia, as well as a look at how its quality system works.
Scientific American on APSWI
Longtime science blog readers will certainly remember the popular cognitive psychology blog Cognitive Daily, written by Greta and Dave Munger, that had a fantastic five-year run at Scienceblogs. While Dave is still involved in the science blogging community through projects like Research Blogging and Science Seeker, and of course writing his own blogs, Greta has been pushing forward with online science communication in a slightly different way: working with her undergraduate psychology students at Davidson College in updating and improving psychology-related entries on Wikipedia. More>>