Martin, this is a great post! I particularly agree with your suggestion of providing basic explanations of complex Wikipedia policies to students and using the more nuanced version as a class discussion topic, delving into the grey areas; I know of several instructors who have used this technique to great success. 

Thanks for sharing!

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 4:23 AM, Martin Poulter <> wrote:
Here in the UK, Digital Literacy is a term the education sector is very excited about, so I've written a blog post on how Wikipedia editing relates to that topic. It's already had some favourable feedback and retweets.

The "one sentence" idea was inspired by Peter Gallert's talk at the Wikimania education workshop, so thanks Peter.

Dr Martin L Poulter
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