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BIO 464: Advanced Cell Physiology: Wikipedia Project

Timeline

Date Description
1/17

Write a 1-page paper covering the following topics: What are some strengths and drawbacks of Wikipedia as a model for communicating scientific information?

1/24

By the end of Friday’s class, you should have your own Wikipedia account and a basic understanding of wiki markup language.

1/31 This week, you should select a stub article that is ranked “High” or “Mid” importance.
2/7 You should be making significant progress towards finding sources of information for your Wikipedia article. 5 References and send an email to yoiur instructor.
2/28 By this point, you should be able to transform your stub article into a start-class article.
3/20

During the in-class peer review session, you received comments and critiques from your classmates. Write a one-page synthesis of the feedback you received during peer review and how you plan to revise your article to incorporate some of this feedback

3/27 Revision of your start-class article is due
4/17 Second revision of article due.
4/24

During the in-class peer review session, you received comments and critiques from your classmates. Write a one-page synthesis of the feedback you received during peer review and how you plan to revise your article to incorporate some of this feedback

5/1 Following the in-class discussion session about the Wikipedia project, you should write a 1-2 page narrative reflecting on this project. Your reflection can include (or not include) whatever you feel is relevant.

Wikipedia - Registration, Editing and examples

 

Considering registering yourself in Wikipedia:   

How to edit Wikipedia articles:


All current stubs relevant to Wikiproject MCB (Molecular and Cell Biology):

 

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