Explore more - WikiVerse
Interested in exploring more about the nature of knowledge?
The DIKW pyramid is sometimes used to portray the relationships between data, information, knowledge, and wisdom. Some people flesh out the pyramid further with layers representing understanding, measurement, and enlightenment. The model is controversial (and appears dated, in some discussions) but provides an interesting starting point for discussing the nature of knowledge.
Watch some true stories of open sharing--the great stuff that can happen when we share our work openly: http://stories.cogdogblog.com/
Summary of references shared in this MicroCourse:
Footnotes from A high-level tour of the WikiVerse
-  Jimmy Wales,14 October 2012. User talk:Jimbo Wales: Difference between revisions. Accessed: 20 July 2020.
-  List of most popular websites, as compiled on 16 April 2020. Accessed: 20 July 2020.
-  Wikipedia Statistics, as accessed on 20 July 2020.
-  Study: Wikipedia as accurate as Britannica . In c|Net, 16 December 2005. Accessed: 20 July 2020.
-  Wikipedia Is the Last Best Place on the Internet. 17 February 2020. Accessed: 20 July 2020
Readings: related to Wikipedia's commitment to neutrality
Harrison, S, (2020, June 9). How Wikipedia became a battleground for racial justice, SLATE; Technology-FutureTense. Retrieved June 30, 2020, from https://slate.com/technology/2020/06/wikipedia-george-floyd-neutrality.html
Konieczny, P., (2012). Wikis and Wikipedia as a teaching tool: Five years later, First Monday, Vol. 17, 9, doi:10.5210/fm.v0i0.3583.
Readings: related to the growing use of Wikipedians in residence
Banares, I. (Nov 1, 2018). U of T Libraries hire first Wikipedian in residence, Toronto Star, retrieved July 30, 2020 from https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/11/01/u-of-t-libraries-hires-first-wikipedian-in-residence.htmlFirst Canadian university to participate in Wikimedia project outread - five courses signed up - University of Toronto News ( Oct 26, 2011) Wikpedia goes to university, retrieved July 30, 2020 from https://www.utoronto.ca/news/wikipedia-goes-university
Readings: whatever we found interesting!
University of Edinburgh (2020). New case studies publication on using Wikipedia in education. Retrieved from https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/about/news/2020/using-wikipedia-in-education