Event Title

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Location

W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Room 1320

Start Date

19-10-2015 12:00 PM

End Date

19-10-2015 4:00 PM

Description

Have you ever wanted to use Wikipedia in your classroom? Have you been asked to help instructors with Wikipedia assignments? Do you just think Wikipedia is great and want to help students and/or instructors use it better?

Agenda will include an overview of Wikipedia's principles, an introduction to the mechanics of editing pages and communicating with others, and an overview of how the Wikipedia Education program works. Following the initial training, we will have an edit-a-thon for hands-on experience.

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Oct 19th, 12:00 PM Oct 19th, 4:00 PM

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Room 1320

Have you ever wanted to use Wikipedia in your classroom? Have you been asked to help instructors with Wikipedia assignments? Do you just think Wikipedia is great and want to help students and/or instructors use it better?

Agenda will include an overview of Wikipedia's principles, an introduction to the mechanics of editing pages and communicating with others, and an overview of how the Wikipedia Education program works. Following the initial training, we will have an edit-a-thon for hands-on experience.