"W. Gardner Campbell reminds us that in the early days of the World Wide Web, developers hoped to build a platform where information is not merely stored and searched — it would ultimately be created in an interactive, linked, and connected environment."—Source: Campus Technology
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Sure, students use Wikipedia when researching topics, but some faculty encourage students to push farther and actually contibute to Wikipedia entries. Read how this brings a different level of accountability to the educational process.