Expanding Reach of Occupational Health Knowledge: Contributing Subject-Matter Expertise to Wikipedia as a Class Assignment

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) collaborates with Wiki Education and academic programs in expanding and improving occupational safety and health content. In this paper we describe Wikipedia-based writing assignments in occupational health graduate courses. The Wikipedia assignments were effective in teaching students about occupational health, scientific writing, and science communication. Read more about JPB Fellow Diana Ceballos’ research.