Why Wikipedia?

An Introduction to collaborative knowledge production


  1. Why Wikipedia
  2. Anatomy of an Article
  3. Basic Editing
  4. Finding an article to edit
  5. Adding Citations
  6. Group Progress
  7. Open Editing

    1. Demystify the editing process for Wikipedia
    2. Add a piece of Canadian scholarship to Wikipedia
    3. To understand the pedagogical potential of Wikipedia



Anatomy of
an article

Finding an
article to edit

Adding citations

    1. Click on [Edit] for section
    2. Click on [Pen Icon] for Visual editor
    3. Place cursor after period
    4. Click the “Cite button
    5. Add the required information
    6. Click Save page

Group progress

Open editing