About this course
This is Freshman Seminar on U.S. Detective Fiction taught by Jim Groom at the University of Mary Washington during the Fall 2012 semester. For more information take a look at the syllabus.
Category Archives: wikipedia
Writing for Wikipedia is a challenge. When we write as students, it’s all about: What does the teacher want? What will make him/her happy so I’ll get a good grade? Whereas with an encyclopedia it’s all about: What will be … Continue reading → Continue reading
I thought it might be helpful to look at the editing process for Wikipedia and see what kind of information they need for references. I looked at the page for Sara Paretsky, and noticed that it made no mention of … Continue reading → Continue reading
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 Hardboiled Course Discussion of Wikipedia Research Project
Above is the audio from Tuesday night’s Hardboiled class. We spent most of the session discussing the Wikipedia research project, and started to frame the scope of that over the … Continue reading → Continue reading