In the last couple of years I have seen a noticeable increase in the use of Wikipedia by students. It is not, however, a legitimate source, b/c anyone can update/edit the online encyclopedia, regardless of expertise and without quoting sources. I tell my students that it may be a fine place to start your research (even this I distrust, but I try and throw them a bone), but all outside material must be sourced elsewhere and appropriately.Tell that to The Olympian.
Aug 31, 2006
Napoleon did it. Wikipedia says it. That settles it.
My school email inbox just received a Saint Martin's professor's stern warning about an insidious trend: