Wikipedia – friend or foe?

I am a fan of Wikipedia for a number of reasons: it is a great starting point as it gives a basic summary or the topic but most importantly it usually has a list of primary sources right down the bottom of the page which helps steer students towards the information you want them to be reading.  However, it does have its downsides – bias, credibility, accuracy etc.  More »

Another thing about it is that it is a good tool for teaching students about credibility, accuracy and relevancy.  This article has a great list of sites about this at the end.  More »

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