Education/News/July 2017/Education events at Wikimania
List of education focused events at Wikimania 2017
Summary: Here is a list of education focused events during Wikimania 2017.
Taken from the program, as presented on July 19th: https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Programme
As you will see, the program has been arranged to facilitate following tracks, including an education track. It is fairly easy to follow said track by looking at the headers of the different columns in the program.
Notice: Do check the program daily for rooms and times as they are subject to change.
Friday, August 11
This will be a big day for education. Make sure to rest as much as you can on thursday evening, and load up with enough caffeine for the day. :)
On Friday morning, the education events will be happening in room “Drummond Center” (level 3) from 11:00 to 12:30. On Friday afternoon, we will move to Ballroom West (level 4), from 14:00 to 15:30. Then to Ballroom Center (level 4) from 16:00 to 17:00.
Speaking the Language of the Non-Wikipedians https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Speaking_the_Language_of_the_Non-Wikipedians
How to develop an education program from the scratch https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/How_to_develop_an_education_program_from_the_scratch
The Wikipedia Year of Science 2016: What worked, what didn't, and how you can pull off a large-scale content initiative https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/The_Wikipedia_Year_of_Science_2016:_What_worked,_what_didn%27t,_and_how_you_can_pull_off_a_large-scale_content_initiative
The WikiMOOC, a new way to learn how to edit Wikipedia https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/The_WikiMOOC,_a_new_way_to_learn_how_to_edit_Wikipedia
How to create a good school project on Wikipedia https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/How_to_create_a_good_school_project_on_Wikipedia
Sciences, histoire et projets Wiki, le mariage unique québécois https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Sciences,_histoire_et_projets_Wiki,_le_mariage_unique_qu%C3%A9b%C3%A9cois
Possible strategies of increasing involvement of scientists and academics in Wikimedia projects https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Possible_strategies_of_increasing_involvement_of_scientists_and_academics_in_Wikimedia_projects
Student Learning Outcomes using Wikipedia based assignments https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Student_Learning_Outcomes_using_Wikipedia_based_assignments
Saturday, August 12
I can’t find an event that has a specific education focus. Time to socialize and learn from the larger movement, maybe?
Sunday, August 13
On Sunday morning, we’re back on Drummond Center (level 3), from 11:30 to 12:30. On Sunday afternoon, we’re on to Drummond 'East' (level 3), from 14:00 to 15:30.
Wikipedia and Medicine, A Year in Review https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Wikipedia_and_Medicine,_A_Year_in_Review (while the talk’s description doesn’t specify much with regards to education, we know that a significant amount of the contents that are generated in that project come from collaborations with universities)
Bringing languages closer to enrich each other https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Bringing_languages_closer_to_enrich_each_other (translation projects are fairly popular in the education projects, so keeping abreast of improvements and what’s happening with translation should be useful to most education program leaders)
The Value of Wikimedians to Universities https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/The_Value_of_a_Wikimedian
Two years of cooperation: The University of Heidelberg, the SFB 933 and Wikipedia https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Two_years_of_cooperation:_The_University_of_Heidelberg,_the_SFB_933_and_Wikipedia
Translating Wikipedia as an educational tool https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Translating_Wikipedia_as_an_educational_tool (this talk will cover an actual higher education project from Spain that has been succesfully running for several years)
A Google Doc that has the same information (but might be easier to edit and update): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1klYOG5j27Pr4bem0cajzSrdJAasiNO1Xd02sc805a3U/edit?ts=596fa3e3#heading=h.8zb4gqi2uebx