Congrats!!! Always a great model to follow!! Hugs!
2016-10-11 11:15 GMT-03:00 Itzik - Wikimedia Israel <it...@wikimedia.org.il> : > Dear friends, > > > On behalf of Wikimedia Israel, I'm pleased to announce a new partnership > and expansion of our Education initiative - WikiCampus. > > > WikiCampus it is a new initiative by Wikimedia Israel and the > Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (IDC) . As part of the > collaboration, during the upcoming academic year, dozens of courses (and a > total of hundreds of students) will take part in the Wikipedia assignment > program. > > > Until now, we ran many Wikipedia assignment collaborations directly with > teachers in universities and colleges in Israel. For the first time, this > pilot will be lead directly by the Rector’s office, and teachers will be > encouraged to integrate article writing assignments into academic writing > assignments. > > > In 2015, some 150 articles were written or expanded by students (not > counting programs with high schools). In the first half of 2016, students > added 583 articles to Hebrew Wikipedia - more than a 300% increase (!) and > we hope to see another major increase in the upcoming year thanks to > WikiCampus. > > > > This is the first time that an academic institution is embracing this > program with great motivation and enthusiasm. We hope that this > collaboration will be a model for other chapters and academic institutions > to adopt. > > > > Many thanks to Prof. Karine Nahon , WMIL's board member and an associate > professor in the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the > IDC for her help with initiating this collaboration! > >  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interdisciplinary_Center_Herzliya >  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karine_Nahon > > > > *Regards,Itzik Edri* > Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel > +972-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il > Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment! > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Anna Torres Adell Directora Ejecutiva *A.C. Wikimedia Argentina* _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>