Research Papers a la Wikipedia October 6, 2005 By Will Richardson (From Kairosnews🙂 1. Write a craptacular draft full of factual errors, incredible sources, and grammatical/mechanical mistakes. 2. Post it to Wikipedia. 3. Wait a few days and let the community clean it up for you. 4. Turn it in! Oy.
David Muir says
Tee hee! There is a certain evil genius behind this. The temptation would be to pass the first person who did this just for being smart enough to come up with the idea. 🙂 The problem for the student would be that often Wikipedia entries appear high up on Google searches results – it would take minimal effort on the markers part to Google a phrase or two and the student would be busted.
For some reason this really amused me. I’m still sniggering. 🙂 Is that the proper response for a serious academic I wonder?