Wikipedia Assignment [25 points]

The Wikipedia assignment is designed to give you hands-on practice by providing you with an example of social computing technologies and interacting with an online community. Through working with two other classmates, you will practice collaborative work online. While the assignment is group-based, the grades are individually assigned; i.e. work of each individual in the group is evaluated independently. This group assignment will require you to work in groups of three-four students. The groups will be assigned by me and you will only know your group-mates by their Wikipedia username; i.e. all the coordination needs to happen on Wikipedia talkpages similar to how most of the work on Wikipedia happens. Your Wikipedia assignment consists of three steps: