Wikipedia: To cite or not to cite?

Wikipedia LogoDo you allow Wikipedia as a source in your courses?

I am going to take the “Fox News” approach…I will report and you will decide!  Below are links to two well-reasoned opinions from an academic perspective.  After reading these articles, what do you think about “crowd-sourced” knowledge?  Do you allow Wikipedia citations in your student’s papers?  Why or why not?  Please discuss in the blog’s comments section.

You never know who is behind those Wikipedia edits!

You never know who is behind those Wikipedia edits!

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