Hi all, A few days ago we organised an edit-a-thon in what we had participants write about important women.
With most edit-a-thon we start with a group of people that know Wikipedia, but are fully new to editing on Wikipedia. We usually start with an introduction, which includes telling about: - Do not copy paste from other sources, but write in your own words. - For all facts sources need to be added. - Link keywords to other articles in Wikipedia. and some more things... The participants usually do their best, but usually also forget something. Like for example that a participant forgot to add a source for a sentence. In our recent edit-a-thon we tried something new: besides the presentation given and the handout of some instructions, we also created a checklist for the participants to use at the end of their writing so they did not forget anything. That gave us better results than what we have got with similar groups in the past. This leads me to my question: when you organised an edit-a-thon, what kind of cheatsheets, tricks, ... do you use so that the articles of participants have a higher quality? (Or that they are more inspired/enthusiastic, more aware, ..., etc) Good examples? If we can share those, we all can learn from good ideas and examples! Thanks! Romaine _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l 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>