I will join Barcamp in the north one day soon.
On Sunday, October 16, 2016, Ato Ulzen-Appiah <abo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Then maybe if we have breakout sessions on Wikimedia and Wikipedia in
> Northern Ghana, more people would be wise and would get in touch? :-)
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> On 16 Oct 2016 21:00, "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com
> In fact, I went into the breakout session with the intention not to take
> anyone's contact whatsoever. I'm tired taking them.
> I just told all in attendance to search for "Wikimedia Ghana User Group"
> online. If their search engine sends them to #KalyppoChallenge, well...
> But I believe a word to a wise 'is in the north' so those who really wanna
> get going will get in touch if they really want to.
> On Sunday, October 16, 2016, Ato Ulzen-Appiah <abo...@gmail.com
>> Oh, sorry Rexford. Contacts are not normally shared at breakout sessions.
>> We'd make a note to fix that. Cced Rachel.
>> We can contact those who were at Barcamp Koforidua to ask who was in the
>> session. If you send me a picture of the session, I could recognize people
>> and give you contacts :-)
>> From what transpired, it was a good session and people learnt a lot.
>> We can target edits to the Koforidua, Koforidua Technical University and
>> ANUC pages.
>> Thanks for the pictures.
>> Barcamp Accra dey. But there be Barcamp Ho, Kumasi and Sunyani before
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>> On 16 Oct 2016 19:52, "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello guys,
>>> I was at the Barcamp Koforidua this year. I was part of a breakout
>>> session where Wikimedia world was discussed.
>>> How many people joined the session? About 8.
>>> How many people were recruited? None. Did I take anyone's contact? No.
>>> Did anyone show enthusiasm to join? Not that I noticed.
>>> Did Wikimedia/Wikipedia make sense to them? I think so. When one
>>> lecturer at ANUniversity came to appreciate the structure of Wikimedia and
>>> Wikipedia and why everything happens the way it does, everything I guess
>>> made more sense to him.
>>> At the educational level, how people see Wikipedia and it's related
>>> project sites is very different and negative. If and should that be fixed,
>>> I'm sure the effects will bubble down to many in schools.
>>> Will those who joined the breakout session become editors? I don't know.
>>> Will they get in touch to learn more? I don't know. Did they take something
>>> useful about Wikimedia home? Yes, absolutely. I gave Wiki-related handouts
>>> I received from Wikimedia UK to some in attendance.
>>> A lecturer at Koforidua Poly plans to get in touch later in the course
>>> this week to further discuss if they could do something Wikipedia Education
>>> Program related. Will update this thread with more.
>>> Pictures of the event: https://twitter.com/has
>>> Are the pictures on Wikimedia Commons at the moment? Mine aren't, will
>>> upload in the course of this week.
>>> I hope to be at the Accra Barcamp as well, then with a combined power
>>> from all the Wikimedia guys in Accra, we could push the Wikimedia word more.
>>> Did I do a good job at Barcamp Koforidua 2016? I don't know.
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