The Wiki Education Foundation has just published a list of Five reasons a Wikipedia assignment is better than a term paper. The five reasons are:
The text confirms some of the points we made in our Best Practice Guide to Use Wikipedia in University Education, by Maura Lerga and Eduard Aibar You can also read the Guide in Spanish and Catalan.
Peter Dunajcsik (Maxigas), member of our research group, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation “Peer Production of Open Hardware: Unfinished Artefacts and Architectures in the Hackerspaces” at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3 – UOC) on Wednesday 16 September 2015 with the best possible mark, summa cum laude. He gave an outstanding presentation and impressed the jury with his in-depth knowledge of the topic.
Dunajcsik’s supervisor for his PhD thesis was Eduard Aibar. The member of the examining committee were Johan Söderberg (University of Gothenburg), Nelly Oudshoorn (University of Twente) and Ramon Ribera (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya).