Professor Ruppel also realizes it’s important to get her students editing Wikipedia right away so they become familiar with the MediaWiki markup language. She knows there are several options: teaching this material herself, having a trained Wikipedia Campus Ambassador teach it, or contacting the teaching and technology center on campus to ask for their assistance. She opts to utilize the skills of the Campus Ambassador.
The Campus Ambassador gives an introduction to:
- Editing Basics
- Creating a Wikipedia Article
- Finding items for a new article or a revision