Instructor Orientation Modules
This page contains a variety of modules intended to help instructors get started with Wikipedia-based classroom assignments in higher education.
Assignment Design and Best Practices
Guidance for building a great Wikipedia classroom assignment
How to teach with Wikipedia
What to expect from your first Wikipedia project. New instructors should complete this module before creating their first course project.
Designing a Wikipedia Writing and Research Assignment
A case study of the "classic" Wikipedia assignment
Designing a Translation Assignment
A case study of an assignment to translate article from French Wikipedia to English Wikipedia
Designing a Media Contribution Assignment
A case study of an assignment to illustrate Wikipedia with photos and other media contributions
Assigning Medical and Psychology Topics
Special considerations for Wikipedia projects involving medicine- and health-related topics
If you'd like to find articles for your students to work on, this orientation offers some key information. It's a quick guide to help you find articles relevant to your course.
Fixing bad articles
How to clean up major problems in articles that your students worked on