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Wikipedia Founder Interview

Wikipedia (a free online encyclopedia)is a tremendous example of collaborative content creation. This Slashdot interview with Wikipedia’s founder gives insight into the project, its motivations, meaning, and reasons for success. It’s a refreshing read in “successfully implemented idealism”.
Comment: Like social network analysis and communities, collaborative content creation has been untapped by education providers. Our course-based focus of learning continues to be at odds with how many people learn today. This is not to say that courses aren’t valuable…just that they need to be properly positioned in a wider array of learning methods – not centric, but complimentary to the entire learning/knowledge acquisition experience.