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Wikipedia U

Knowledge, Authority, and Liberal Education in the Digital Age

Wikipedia U( )
Author: Leitch, Thomas
Series title:Tech. edu: a Hopkins Series on Education and Technology Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4214-1535-2
Publication Date:Nov 2014
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Since its launch in 2001, Wikipedia has been a lightning rod for debates about knowledge and traditional authority. It has come under particular scrutiny from publishers of print encyclopedias and college professors, who are skeptical about whether a crowd-sourced encyclopedia--in which most entries are subject to potentially endless reviewing and editing by anonymous collaborators whose credentials cannot be established--can ever truly be accurate or authoritative.

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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Education / General
Reference / Research
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 9.165 x 0.692 Inches
Book Weight:0.906 Pounds
Author Biography
Leitch, Thomas (Author)
Thomas Leitch is the director of the film studies program at the University of Delaware. He lives in Newark, DE.




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