Wikipedia:United States Education Program/Courses/International Economic Strategy and Trade Policy (Ahn Tran)

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Course description[edit]

This course provides you with economics tools to evaluate policies in international trade, foreign investment, immigration, exchange rate, fiscal and monetary programs. We will conduct research, present, debate about these policies.



Instructor and Ambassadors[edit]

Instructor
Anh Tran
Campus Ambassadors
Chanitra Bishop Etlib (talk)
Online Ambassadors

--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 20:15, 6 February 2012 (UTC)

Timeline[edit]

Note: Wikipedia Assignment is an optional assignment for students in this class.

Week 1: Wikipedia Essentials[edit]

In class
  • Overview of the course
  • Introduction to how Wikipedia will be used in the course


Week 3: Introduction to Wikipedia[edit]

Campus Ambassador will provide an overview of Wikipedia.

Discuss Five pillars, an explanation of Wikipedia's basic rules and principles


Week 4/5: Create User Accounts[edit]

Tasks to complete
  • Create an account.
  • Add user name to course page.


Week 5: Choosing Articles[edit]

Tasks to complete


Week 6: Editing basics/Drafting starter articles/Did you know[edit]

In class
  • If necessary, Campus Ambassadors introduces:
    • Basics of editing
    • Anatomy of Wikipedia articles, what makes a good article, how to distinguish between good & bad articles
    • Instructor and/or Campus Ambassadors talk about Wikipedia culture & etiquette, and [optionally] introduce the concept of sandboxes and how to use them.
    • Q&A session with instructor and/or Campus Ambassadors about interacting on Wikipedia and getting started with writing


Milestone:

All students
  • Have Wikipedia user accounts
  • Are listed on the course page
  • Have selected & started editing an article


Tasks to complete outside of class
  • If you are starting a new article, write a 3–4 paragraph summary version of your article (with citations) in your Wikipedia sandbox. If you are improving an existing article, write a summary version reflecting the content the article will have after it's been improved, and post this along with a brief description of your plans on the article's talk page.
  • Work with classmates to polish your short starter article and fix any major transgressions of Wikipedia norms.
  • Continue research in preparation for expanding your article.
  • If you started article in sandbox, move sandbox articles into main space. * Handout: Moving into main space,
  • Begin expanding your article into a comprehensive treatment of the topic.


For new articles or qualifying expansions of stubs, students have the option to nominate the article for "Did you Know"


Week 7: Building Articles[edit]

Tasks to complete outside of class
  • Contine to expand your article; Expand your article into an initial draft of a comprehensive treatment of the topic.


Week 8: Wikipedia Assignment Due[edit]

You made it!

Complete Wikipedia Assignment
  • Add final touches to you Wikipedia article.
Milestone
  • Students have finished all their work on Wikipedia that will be considered for grading.




Article banners

To mark each article the subject of a student project, add the following code at the top of the talk page for each article: {{ WAP assignment | course = Wikipedia:United States Education Program/Courses/International Economic Strategy and Trade Policy (Ahn Tran) | university = Indiana University | term = 2012 Q1 | project = }} That will result in the following banner (and make the articles easy to track):


Grading[edit]

Wikipedia is an extra credit assignment and will be graded as follows:


  • 3%: Writing quality - Is article well written
  • 3%: Reliablity of resources used in article and use of resources to improve article quality
  • 4%: Coverage of topic - does article attempt to cover all aspects of the topic and respresent viewpoints without bias


Students[edit]

Add your username and article to the list here using the format below: Add your username and article to the list here using the example format below:


Username Article Name
Etlib (talk · contribs) Example United Nations Headquarters Example
Thuydnguyen87 (talk · contribs) Dollarization
Maynguyen511 (talk · contribs) United States–Vietnam trade relations
Thu Hoàn (talk · contribs) Import quota
Yujia Chen (talk · contribs) U.S.–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
patrickNicaragua (talk · contribs) CAFTA - Progress Report 6 Years Later
Pengyao ma (talk · contribs) Currency risk
Joe Franzwa South Korea–United States Free Trade Agreement
gogo8232 (talk · contribs) Incheon Free Economic Zone
amcquere (talk · contribs) Latin American debt crisis
Tiny Annie (talk · contribs) Dumping (pricing policy)
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