Education/Newsletter/February 2014/Free online course: Writing Wikipedia Articles

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Learning about Wikipedia

The free, six week course Writing Wikipedia Articles (also known as #WIKISOO) is open for enrollment, and will be offered starting 25 February. Students get a general introduction to Wikipedia through contributing to its articles and sharing their experiences in weekly online sessions. The course focuses on Wikipedia articles relating to open educational resources. It is taught by veteran Wikipedian Pete Forsyth, distance learning expert Sara Frank Bristow, and Wikipedia education pioneer Dr. Robert Cummings, and is supported by the School of Open, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the University of Mississippi.