Coverage and Prominence of U.S. College and University Wikipedia Articles

A colleague and I are presenting a paper at ASHE in a few months discussing the content of Wikipedia college and university articles.  The most common comment the reviewers made of our paper proposal was that we did not quite answer the “So what?” question.  In other words, we didn’t quite convince them that our… Continue reading Coverage and Prominence of U.S. College and University Wikipedia Articles

Wikipedia As A Lens Into Public Perception of American Higher Education

A few weeks ago, a colleague (Chris Medrano) and I submitted a paper to the 2010 ASHE conference. The paper is a content analysis of Wikipedia articles covering American colleges and universities.  Chris and I believe that we – higher education scholars, administrators, and policy makers – can learn a lot about what the general… Continue reading Wikipedia As A Lens Into Public Perception of American Higher Education