Wikipedia Initiative

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


2012 was a great year for psychological science. In May, more than 4,000 researchers from around the globe gathered in Chicago to make the 24th APS Annual Convention the biggest ever. In September, Clinical Psychological Science — APS’s newest journal — published its first article online. APS’s established journals are More

The 2012 APS Annual Convention featured the symposium “Wikipedia in the Classroom: Initial Responses to the Call to Action.” The symposium included a status report on the APS Wikipedia Initiative and featured presentations from APS Members who used Wikipedia articles for writing assignments in their classes. Presentations included: Recruiting and More