Outreach Oceania/Project Goals

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Outreach Oceania: Micronesia

The following are goals, objectives and measurables related to the in person Micronesian outreach that will be done between January 27 and February 16.

Goals

GLAMs
  • Wikimedia Australia will become engaged with the GLAM movement in the Micronesia.
  • The Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands will become engaged with the great GLAM movement found on Wikimedia projects.
Global Education Program
  • Secondary school teachers and Tertiary educators will be encouraged to use wikis and Wikimedia Foundation projects in their normal teaching.
Military History
  • Military history content connected to the region will be improved.
  • The Military History WikiProject will work towards creating offline events for members.
Wikiproject Sports
  • Sport content connect to the region will be improved.
LangComm
  • LangComm will engage educators and other language specialist in the Oceania region.
Wikimedia Australia
  • The Chapter will be more engaged in Oceania.
  • The Chapter will be engaged in educational outreach, which will assist with future attempts to get non-profit status inside Australia.
Foundation
  • Wikimedia Foundation, as an organisation, will gain greater visibility in Micronesia.
  • The Foundation will have a model project for doing outreach in remote areas.


Objectives

GLAMs
  • A Wikimedia Australia representative will meet with Micronesian GLAMs in person, provide the local GLAMs with a resource to learn more about the movement, and discuss how Wikimedia Australia and the GLAM movement can assist Micronesian GLAMs in accomplishing their own goals and objectives.
Global Education Program
  • Outreach organisers will demonstrate how to use Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation projects at a college on Majuro, a college on Kosrae and a college on Chuuk.
Military History
  • The Project will invite participants to go on vacation with the outreach team. A Military History Coordinator will arrange for a dive in Chuuk to see World War II wrecks that Military History members will be invited to join.
Wikiproject Sports
  • A Wikimedia Australia representative will attempt to meet with Micronesia sport organisations in person, provide the local sport organisations with a resource to learn more about the movement, and discuss how Wikimedia Australia and the sport organisations movement can assist Micronesian sport organisations in accomplishing their own goals and objectives.
LangComm
  • LangCom will get participation on Incubator from language speakers not yet represented on WMF projects.
Foundation
  • The Foundation will develop a framework for outreach in Oceania, with a focus on schools and universities, GLAMs, and minority language preservation.
Wikimedia Australia
  • The Chapter will develop a framework for outreach in Oceania, with a focus on schools and universities, GLAMs, and minority language preservation.

Measurables

GLAMs
  • A paper and online guide will be created for Micronesian GLAMs that they can use to implement in their area with minimal in person assistance.
  • Within three months of the completion of Oceania Outreach, there will be at least ten edits by people affiliated with three distinct Micronesia GLAMs to relevant pages on Wikipedia, Commons, Wiktionary or Wikibooks.
  • A member of the Micronesian GLAM community will apply to WMF for a participation grant to attend GLAM related event.
Global Education Program
  • An educator in Micronesia will follow up with the organisers to inform us about a classroom project that utilised a Wikimedia Foundation site.
  • Three colleges will be visited, where workshops will be held to discuss why students should contribute and to show students how to get started on Wikipedia and Commons.
  • All materials developed for education will be shared on relevant wikis including Wikiversity, Outreach, Commons and Meta.
Military History
  • Ten or more images will be uploaded to Commons that will be included in two or more military history related articles on Wikipedia or WikiBooks.
  • A compilation of articles about each region will be printed in book form and donated to local libraries in the region.
Wikiproject Sports
  • Ten or more images will be uploaded to Commons that will be included in two or more sport related articles on Wikipedia or WikiBooks.
Language Committee
  • Incubator Wikipedias will be created in the Chuukese language and the Kosraean language.
  • The Marshallese language Wikipedia will be unlocked.
  • The incubator wikis will be edited by at least ten different contributors during the outreach effort and in the six months after the event.
Wikimedia Australia
  • Three people will become members of Wikimedia Australia.
  • There will be one blog entry from every island visited posted to Wikimedia Australia's blog.
  • The Oceania Outreach project space will be updated to include a detail report on all activities that took place during the Outreach period in Micronesia.
  • 25 or more pictures will be taken during outreach events for inclusion on Wikimedia Australia's wiki and on Commons.
Foundation
  • Wikimedia Foundation will exceed the volume of donations from the Federated States of Micronesia or the Marshall Islands during their donation drives in 2012 and 2013 compared to the periods between 2009 and 2011.
  • There will be at least one or two press mentions by the local press regarding the outreach efforts.
  • A blog post by organisers will be submitted to the Wikimedia Foundation for possible publication on Wikimedia Foundation's blog.