Submissions/Why Wikipedia should be a viable source of research in schools- from the eyes of a high-schooler
This is a rejected submission for Wikimania 2012.
- Submission no.
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This panel would involve a great debate over the long-argued question as to whether or not Wikipedia is a viable source of information for high-schoolers looking to research something for a paper, project, etc. I know that, as a high-schooler, I occasionally use Wikipedia for research, but out of fear that my information may not be reputable, I always double check it with an actual source of information. Nevertheless, I feel as though Wikipedia should be allowed as a primary source of information for all high school projects, and a great debate panel would help to end this argument once and for all.
- WikiCulture and Community; Research, Analysis, and Education
- Length of presentation/talk
- 25 Minutes
- Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
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None at the moment... although this would not require a slide
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None- can present at any time
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