What is Wikipedia? The obvious answer is an "online collaborative open access encyclopedia" (wow ... that's a mouthful). However, what really is Wikipedia. Many folks in traditional academia bad mouth it, while others of us sing it's praises. Via Weblogg-Ed, here are some interesting classroom projects where college professors have tried to address this question.
On a side note, I am down in rural Iowa this Sunday morning. It's family weekend at my middle boy's college, Wartburg. I just came back from a five mile run through the corn fields ... saw a red tail hawk attack a bald eagle. Cool!