Jane Austen - Wikipedia (rebroadcast)

USF English Dept. Chair Laura Runge, left, taught second year PhD student Elizabeth Ricketts how to use Wikipedia to share knowledge through a USF course.
Jane Austen - Wikipedia (rebroadcast from 2/6/18)

A University of South Florida class is using famed English author, Jane Austen, to learn how to make Wikipedia more accurate. It’s part of an outreach effort with the Wiki Education Foundation, a nonprofit group that helps students develop research and media literacy skills. Find out more about “Austen: Bits to Bytes” on this rebroadcast of University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

More Information: 

Dr. Laura L. Runge
Professor of English
Chair, USF Department of English
813-974-9496          runge@usf.edu

"Austen: Bits to Bytes" syllabus
Link to Austen-related articles edited by the students

WUSF News article on the course

Original Broadcast Date: 
02/06/18

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Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

Contact Information

mschreiner@wusf.org
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