2009/7/20 Andrew Turvey <andrewrtur...@googlemail.com>: >> Slide 7: I'd rather WMUK didn't draw conclusions about how >> child-friendly Wikipedia is. Present the facts and let people make up >> their own minds. Personally, I think it is perfectly child-friendly, >> since I don't see any harm coming from exposure to sex and violence. > > I'm talking to primary school teachers here as well as secondary school > teachers. From the schools Wikipedia website: > "Wikipedia is not necessarily a childsafe environment and has "adult" > content." > > I'll change it to use their wordings.
Yeah, "not child-safe" is far better than "not child-friendly". It makes it clearer that children can use it but need supervision. >> Slide 9: Bear in mind that the Nature study is several years old now. >> Wikipedia has changed a lot since then. > > True, and the study was very limited anyway. However, I'm not aware of any > other studies that have been done. I know of others for other languages, but I can't think of any for enwiki. >> Slide 12: WikiSpecies is hardly one of our major projects. I would >> replace it with Wiktionary (I would also spell "Wiktionary" >> correction! ;)). > > It isn't, but it contains lots of educational material, which I could > imagine teachers using. I've added Wiktionary though, spelt correctly! I see I've obeyed whatever law it is that says there has to be a typo in any message pointing out a spelling mistake! > Cheers! I've got 20 minutes to do 10 slides (well, 10 with material on it) > which seems about right. As a rule of thumb, that works, but you do need to actually time it and see. > I'll let you know how I get on. Good luck! _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org