Course Catalog » Interdepartmental Studies 140.60

Subject: Interdepartmental Studies
Course Number: 140.60
Course Title: Expanding WikiProject Medicine
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Psychiatry
Additional (School) Department: (Pharmacy) Clinical Pharmacy

Course Description: Wikipedia is the most widely used medical reference in the world. Since you and your patients use it so much, why not improve the quality of health information by learning to write for Wikipedia? This course will help you better understand the larger WP “ecosystem,” including Wikiprojects, Translators Without Borders, and the off line Wikipedia health app. Please note that the first two days and last day of the course are mandatory in-person attendance without exception.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: This elective will be available to 4th year medical students.
Activities: Seminar, Web-based course work

Instructor of Record: A. Azzam
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No