Episode 1 – An Interview with Michael Bess
In this episode, we feature excerpts from an interview with Michael Bess, Chancellor’s Professor of History here at Vanderbilt. In this interview, Michael describes his use of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia that “anyone can edit,” to help undergraduate history majors learn how to think and reason like historians.
[MP3, 19 min 58 sec]
If you’ve used Wikipedia in your teaching or have ideas for doing so, we encourage you to leave a comment here. Vanderbilt instructors are also welcome to call the Center for Teaching at 322-7290 to arrange a meeting with a CFT teaching consultant to discuss ways to use Wikipedia effectively in their teaching.