Re: [Wikimedia-l] teaching people how to edit Wikipedia

2012-04-16 Thread Patricio Molina
On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 4:28 AM, Heather Ford hf...@ushahidi.com wrote: What resources are folks using to teach others how to edit Wikipedia? In Wikimedia Argentina we've created Wikipedia en el aula[0] for our workshops and talks. It was specifically oriented to teachers and students, showing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] teaching people how to edit Wikipedia

2012-04-15 Thread Nitika Tandon
Some tips, best practices and documents available here as well: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Program/Outreach_Programs/Handbook Thanks Nitika On 13-Apr-2012, at 4:04 AM, Ziko van Dijk wrote: Oh my god, I think I'll recommend the Germans to create a work group to have a close look at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] teaching people how to edit Wikipedia

2012-04-12 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Hello, Myself, I have a presentation which shows a basic wiki principle; I noticed that showing the same thing onwiki would make me jumping too much from page to page. Showing Wikipedia functionalities then onwiki I call Wikipedia surfing (version history, talk pages etc.). If it is a workshop

Re: [Wikimedia-l] teaching people how to edit Wikipedia

2012-04-12 Thread Heather Ford
Thanks, Ziko. That's really interesting and sounds like an effective way of getting them started. I'm curious what kinds of problems people contact you about when they start editing for real? On Apr 12, 2012, at 1:45 PM, Ziko van Dijk wrote: Hello, Myself, I have a presentation which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] teaching people how to edit Wikipedia

2012-04-12 Thread Chris Keating
Have a quick question for some work I'm doing on Wikipedia literacy: What resources are folks using to teach others how to edit Wikipedia? At Wikipedia Academies etc? Have a look at the Outreach Bookshelf: http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bookshelf Welcome to Wikipedia is well-used by