Education/Newsletter/February 2018

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This Month in Education

Volume 7 | Issue 2 | February 2018

This monthly newsletter showcases the Wikipedia Education Program. It focuses on sharing: your ideas, stories, success and challenges. You can see past editions here. You can also volunteer to help publish the newsletter. Join the team! Finally, don't forget to subscribe!

In This Issue
From the Community

WikiProject Engineering Workshop at IIUC,Chittagong

What did we learn from Wikibridges MOOC?

Wikimedia Serbia launched Wiki scholar project

Wiki Club in Ohrid, Macedonia

Karvachar’s WikiClub: When getting knowledge is cool

More than 30 new courses launched in the University of the Basque Country

Review meeting on Christ Wikipedia Education Program

The Multidisciplinary Choices of High School Students: The Arabic Education Program; Wikimedia Israel

From the Education Team

The Education Extension is being deprecated (second call)

The 2017 survey report live presentation is available for viewing


From the Community
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WikiProject Engineering Workshop at IIUC,Chittagong
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In February 2018, a workshop was conducted at the International Islamic University, Chittagong in Bangladesh with the help of theElectrical & Electronic Department. During this workshop the basic guidelines for editing Wikipedia were introduced, and students were provided an overview of WikiProject Engineering. read more...


What did we learn from Wikibridges MOOC?
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How did we develop a virtual course for highschool and university teachers. How we organized and what we learned from the 6 editions we did since 2014. We want to share tips with others education programs to develop a MOOC where teachers can learn how to edit in Wikipedia. read more...


Wikimedia Serbia launched Wiki scholar project
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Within the Wikipedia in schools project in January, 20 pupils of elementary school "Jovan Sterija Popović" in Belgrade expressed their interest in participating workshop on editing Wikipedia. read more...


Wiki Club in Ohrid, Macedonia
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GLAM Macedonia established a new Wiki Club in Ohrid, which first working session in 2018 was held on 16 February 2018. This collaboration come as a result of Wiki Conference for teachers in October 2017. read more...


Karvachar’s WikiClub: When getting knowledge is cool
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Editing wiki projects is one of the main tools to speak to the modern world and to feel a part of it. This story tells about Karvachar's WikiClub. read more...


More than 30 new courses launched in the University of the Basque Country
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This year we have kick-started our Education Program, and we have met more than 120 university professors and lecturers in the University of the Basque Country in order to open new courses to teach Wikipedia and create high-quality articles for 12-16 year schoolchildren. Now, we are having our first results, and more than 30 new courses have been launched in this term. read more...


Review meeting on Christ Wikipedia Education Program
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A review meeting was organised on the on-going Education program in Christ Deemed to be University with the members of Wikimedia India and Centre for Internet and Society to understand the scope, progress and outcome of the program. read more...


The Multidisciplinary Choices of High School Students: The Arabic Education Program; Wikimedia Israel
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Workshops and progress with high school students in two schools: (1) Salvatorian Sisters’ School & (2) Al-Battouf High School read more...



From the Education Team
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The Education Extension is being deprecated (second call)
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The Education Extension is in the process of being taken offline, it's time to move to the Programs & Events Dashboard. read more...


The 2017 survey report live presentation is available for viewing
On February 14, 2018 the Wikipedia Education Program team presented the results of the survey, and the recording is available for viewing. read more...




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