Wikipedia Initiative

Educating Consumers of Psychological Science

This time of year brings several things to mind. I suspect I am not the only one shocked that the holiday season seems to be upon us once again, nor the only one wondering what happened to daylight late in the afternoon? For me, this is also the time of year I come to the end of my Introduction to Psychology class. As the end approaches I start to think, what will my students take away when the lectures and exams are over More

The Benefits of Traditional vs. Wikipedia Assignments

Watch Megan John from Concordia College present her poster “The Benefits of Traditional vs. Wikipedia Research Assignments for Introductory Psychology Students” at the APS 25th Annual Convention in Washington DC. This presentation describes how a Wikipedia assignment was integrated into a psychology course to replace the traditional major paper typically More