• “[I]n Anne McNeil’s courses at the University of Michigan… teams of students are given the task of revising a Wikipedia entry on an esoteric subject, making it understandable not only to fellow scientists but also to general readers. In the process, students learn teamwork and improve their communication skills while mastering chemistry, said McNeil, who recently was invited to make a presentation at the Wikimedia Foundation headquarters in San Francisco. McNeil and three U-M colleagues also describe the teaching technique, its challenges and successes, in a paper published online in the Journal of Chemical Education.”
[To the tune of Tabla Beat Science, “Alla,” from the album Tala Matrix (a 1-star song, imo).]