Thanks, lots of weekend reading!

On Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 2:17 PM, Tito Dutta <trulyt...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Centre for Internet and Society’s Access To Knowledge (CIS-A2K) program
> would like to share with you the newsletter below for the month of March
> 2016. We look forward to hear any feedback or input you might have.
>
>
> == CIS-A2K Work-plan for July 2016 - June 2017 ==
>
> Based on the learning and experience from its work with the Indic-language
> Wikimedia communities, CIS-A2K has submitted its Annual Grant Proposal along
> with a detailed work plan for the year 2016-2017.
>
>
> Read the proposal and the work-plans:
>
> ⬤ Proposal form:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Proposals/2015-2016_round2/The_Centre_for_Internet_and_Society/Proposal_form
>
> ⬤ Main work-plan page:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Work_plan_July_2016_-_June_2017
>
> ⬤ Kannada Work-plan:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Work_plan_July_2016_-_June_2017/Kannada
>
> ⬤ Konkani Work-plan:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Work_plan_July_2016_-_June_2017/Konkani
>
> ⬤ Marathi Work-plan:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Work_plan_July_2016_-_June_2017/Marathi
>
> ⬤ Odia Work-plan:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Work_plan_July_2016_-_June_2017/Odia
>
> ⬤ Telugu Work-plan:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Work_plan_July_2016_-_June_2017/Telugu
>
> ⬤ Tulu Work-plan:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Work_plan_July_2016_-_June_2017/Tulu
>
>
>
> == National-level Wikipedia Education Program review meeting at Christ
> University Bengaluru ==
>
> During this 18-19th, a two-day long national-level Wikipedia Education
> Program Review meeting was organized at Christ University, Bengaluru. Around
> 25 participants consisting of Wikipedia Education Program (WEP) leaders from
> institutes like St. Aloysius College Mangalore, Maharashtra and Andhra
> Loyola College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule
> Women's Study Centre participated in this event. The event aimed at
> collaboratively build an educational project in languages like Kannada,
> Marathi, Telugu and Tulu.
>
>
> WEPs organized by CIS-A2K have managed to enroll about 3000 students so far
> to the program where the participating student have contributed in creating
> Wikipedia articles in five Indic languages and editing them as part of their
> classroom task.
>
>
> Read the press release here:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Press_releases/National_Wikipedia_Education_Program_Review_Meeting_At_Christ_University_Bengaluru
>
>
> == Events ==
>
> In this month we have organized or participated in this event:
>
> ⬤ BHASHA-Indian Languages Digital Festival
> (http://cis-india.org/a2k/news/bhasha-indian-languages-digital-festival
> Organized by news media YourStory; March 11, 2016; New Delhi). Subhashish
> Panigrahi gave a talk in the panel “The challenges of making regional
> language content available on the Web and on mobiles.
>
>
> == Articles/Blogs ==
>
> In this month these articles have been published:
>
> ⬤ Panigrahi, Subhashish. Eight Challenges That Indian-Language Wikipedias
> Need to Overcome (The Wire
> http://thewire.in/2016/03/17/eight-challenges-that-indian-language-wikipedias-need-to-overcome-25062/
> (March 17, 2016), Huffington Post
> http://www.huffingtonpost.in/subhashish-panigrahi-/8-of-many-challenges-in-g_b_9457704.html,
> Opensource.com
> https://opensource.com/life/16/3/8-challenges-improving-indian-language-wikipedias,
> Medianama
> http://www.medianama.com/2016/03/223-indic-wikipedia-growth-slow-subhashish-panigrahi/)
>
>
> == Learning pattern ==
>
> This month the following learning pattern has been created:
>
> ⬤ Storytelling over demonstration in a Wikipedia outreach
> (https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Learning_patterns/Storytelling_over_demonstration_in_a_Wikipedia_outreach):
> A learning pattern describing the importance of storytelling over
> demonstration in a Wikipedia outreach;
>
>
> == Keep me updated! ==
>
> If you want to receive news from this program, please sign-up here:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Reports/Newsletter/Subscribe
>
>
> This newsletter is also available on Meta (note, from this month we are
> using a new design, you may see it here):
>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Reports/Newsletter/March_2016
>
>
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Ashwin Baindur
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