There are many star students and star teachers from India Education Programme. Just loves how the program is turning out.
Naveen Francis Signature powered by <http://www.wisestamp.com/email-install?utm_source=extension&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=footer> WiseStamp<http://www.wisestamp.com/email-install?utm_source=extension&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=footer> On 21 August 2011 17:44, Hari Prasad Nadig <hpna...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 11:16 PM, Pradeep Mohandas < > pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote: > > [..snip..] > > >> 5. After the round of introductions, Hisham Mundol from the >> Wikimedia Foundation India office provided an update. >> 5. a. He said that two members were added to office staff - Nitika Tandon >> and Shiju Alex. Nitika would be working with the Pune Education Program. >> Shiju will join them in the end of October. >> 5. b. He said that the Educations Program was successful. They expected >> 250 students but have now got about 1000 students. They are working on how >> to manage this larger than expected outcome. One of the things they are >> considering is having more Campus Ambassadors in Pune. >> > 5. c. *The office is also (hopefully) to be registered as a public trust >> soon*.Various options were considered before they reached this decision. >> They are also looking for premises in the National Capital Region. >> > > (emphasis mine) > > This is big news! > > Thanks for the update, Pradeep. > > >> 5. d. Hisham introduced Nitika Tandon to the members present. >> 6. Nitika provided an update on the India Education Programme. >> 6. a. She said that she had recently taken up her work at posting in Pune. >> 6. b. She has also been talking to 2-3 colleges in Pune but they have been >> taking it slow since they have to manage the current student count. >> 7. Hisham suggested that one of the star students is user:basic.atari ( >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Basic.atari) who has been great >> and requested Mumbai community members to send him some wikilove. (How? - >> Once you log in, click on the heart in the top right of the user page to >> whom you want to send wikilove and be led through some steps to send people >> wikilove) >> 8. Achal gave a small talk on Oral Citations project. We were (Again) not >> able to show the video. >> 8. a. Achal said that the Wikipedia before ~2004 did not have citations >> and they grew as the Wikipedia project grew over the years. >> 8. b. He said citations currently was currently done from the publications >> industry which has stronger and wider presence in European and North >> American countries. >> 8. c. This combined with the limitations on what are rules on what could >> get cited, could be one of the reasons for decrease in the growth of new >> editors on Wikipedia. >> 8. d. The limitation on citation and deletion of articles without good >> citations turned off new Wikipedia users and also took away some of the >> revolutionary ideas around which Wikipedia was born. Other form of citations >> were thus to be considered. >> 8. e. Wikipedians in India and South Africa worked on the Oral Citations >> project - http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Oral_Citations >> 9. The meeting was concluded at 6 pm. >> >> -- >> Pradeep Mohandas >> How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 >> > > -- > Hari Prasad Nadig > http://hpnadig.net | http://twitter.com/hpnadig > http://flickr.com/hpnadig > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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