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This Month in Education

Volume 6 | Issue 6 | July 2017

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

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Featured Topic


A class of 26 8-year-old Wikipedia article creators


From the Community

Education brochure launched by Wikimedia Serbia

Hanging around at Brazilian museums with Wikipedia

Wikipedia Workshop at MSI, Srilanka

A prolific year not stopping in July

From the Education Team


List of education focused events at Wikimania 2017

Learning about digital equity, teacher professional development and evaluation at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference 2017

In the News


Student perceptions of writing with Wikipedia in Australian higher education



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A class of 26 8-year-old Wikipedia article creators

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Primary education students are not considered to be effective Wikipedia article contributors. Our results show otherwise. Third grade primary school students, working in groups, and using sandboxes for developing content before publishing it in article space, can create articles. Four lessons of inspiring and teaching the basics is needed before editing, for reference and guidance during the editing classes. read more




From the Community



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Education brochure launched by Wikimedia Serbia

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Wikimedia Serbia has launched brochure about its Education program which summarizes the success of the program over the past 10 years. read more...






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Hanging around at Brazilian museums with Wikipedia

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Faculdade Cásper Líbero junior undergraduates in Social Communications have created and substantially improved entries on museums in the Greater São Paulo on Wikipedia in Portuguese. This is to date one of the largest education programs that was ever set up in Brazil. read more...




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Wikipedia Workshop at MSI,Srilanka

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A Wikipedia Workshop was held at Management and Science Institute Srilanka on 4 May 2017. About 28 Foreign participants and 15 Local participants were present at that workshop. The workshop was about “How Wikipedia is Contributing to Global Education”. In the Audience there were some University professors as well the dean of MSI. read more...




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A prolific year not stopping in July

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This academic year 2016-2017 has been indeed very prolific for the Basque Wikipedia and the Basque Wikimedians User Group. The 1-credit course offered for students from different university schools came to an end in June, but was followed by a crash course organized in collaboration with the UEU, the Basque Summer University, and Basque Wikimedians flying to Edinburgh's Celtic Knot. read more...



From the Education Team

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List of education focused events at Wikimania 2017

Wikipedia Education Globe 2.pdf

Here is a list of education focused events during Wikimania 2017. read more...



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Learning about digital equity, teacher professional development and evaluation at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference 2017

Wikipedia Education Globe 2.pdf

At the end of June, Nichole participated in the International Society for Technology in Education Conference bringing back useful insights about digital equity, teacher education, and evaluation. read more...


In the News

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Student perceptions of writing with Wikipedia in Australian higher education

Wikipedia Education Globe 2.pdf

New publication examining student perception of editing Wikipedia in class in Australian higher education. Surveys were combined with focus groups and case studies. The paper also includes a useful history section of when editing Wikipedia in academic settings started. Full citation: Cummings, R., & DiLauro, F. (2017). Student perceptions of writing with Wikipedia in Australian higher education. First Monday, 22(6). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v22i6.7488 read more...

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