Talk:How to build a class-based university program

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Is the formation of a WikiProject (e.g., Public Policy) going to be part of the "Build the Infrastructure on Wikipedia"? This seems like a really important that is not included on this page yet! (I'm just putting this here so I don't forget to ask later:)) Jwild (talk) 19:48, 17 February 2011 (UTC)[reply]

Step Zero[edit]

I'd suggest adding a step before your Step 1 -- which is to find potentially interested professors. Our findings from the Public Policy Initiative are that some of the successful ways are to send an email out through discipline associations, whose listservs all professors in that subject matter subscribe to, and to have a booth and present at teaching and learning conferences (and potentially subject matter conferences). --Ldavis (talk) 00:29, 17 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]

Isn't that covered in Step 1 (investigate interest)? --Frank Schulenburg (talk) 14:18, 17 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
Frank, I am reading Step 1 as talking to professors face-to-face. My Step Zero suggestion is how do you actually *find* professors to speak with? I totally agree that Step 1 is crucial, I just think we need to address some of our learnings in terms of what is the best way to get to that point where you've found professors who are interested in talking with you. --Ldavis (talk) 17:46, 23 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
Ok, now I get it :-) Would you mind adding some text that addresses this specific problem? --Frank Schulenburg (talk) 01:07, 24 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
Added! Let me know if I need to clarify anything. Keep adding other ideas! --Ldavis (talk) 21:57, 30 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
Great! Thanks a lot. --Frank Schulenburg (talk) 15:16, 31 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]