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Brooke Galietto March 1, 2010 HST 198 – Wiki Reflection This assignment was my first experience working with a wiki. Prior to this assignment I didn’t understand the scope of a wiki. Instead I thought of Wikipedia as simply the first website that appears from a Google search and a good source to find a quick fact or answer a quick question. I now realize that wikis are a forum for communication, debate, and education for many different people from all over the world. After working on this project I can now identify the benefits and disadvantages of working with and using a wiki. I believe wikis provide an excellent means for people to exchange ideas and further their education on a subject, keeping in mind that anyone can edit a wiki and therefore provide false information. It is imperative that general wiki users realize the possibility that some information may not be accurate. I definitely think wikis can be a fantastic addition to the classroom. Working on a wiki is like doing a group project. When
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course HIST 198 at Miami University.

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