Veni, Vidi, Wiki!* Classics students produce online encyclopedia articles

Wed. Jun. 30, 2021

The pandemic’s isolation, increased workload, accompanied with mental health challenges, inspired a UWinnipeg classics professor to find a way to ‘virtually’ engage her students.

Armed with the skills from her own editing experiences, Dr. Victoria Austen incorporated a Wiki Education assignment into her Roman Britain class for the Winter 2021 semester. Austen used the class to teach students about the history of Roman Britain while training them to be active public-facing researchers and writers who improved a slew of Wikipedia articles.

Read the full UWinnipeg News article to learn more!

 

*Veni, Vidi, Wiki! is a take on Veni, vidi, vici,  I came; I saw; I conquered, which is a Latin phrase popularly attributed to Julius Caesar.