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Jamming on Wikipedia with the California League of Women Voters

This weekend’s Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon in Oakland was a big success! Wiki Strategies hosted this event, along with the California League of Women Voters, at Tech Liminal, a coworking space that generously donated the use of its space to bring people … Continue reading

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Communicate OER: building content and building community

Today, the big news from UNESCO’s World OER Congress is the approval of the Paris Open Education Declaration. This long-deliberated document reflects the desire of governments and organizations around the world to develop educational resources in a free, open, collaborative manner. Communicate … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports to support Wikipedia article improvement

A Wikipedian in Residence, in a six month engagement at the offices of Consumer Reports magazine, will guide collaboration between experts on consumer issues, experts in medical science, and experts in Wikipedia publishing. Using a model and practices established by … Continue reading

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Two Wikipedian in Residence positions expand the field

I’m delighted to announce two new listings for Wikipedians in Residence, on both coasts of the U.S. Both offer experienced Wikipedians the opportunity to help respected non-profit organizations update their practices to incorporate the improvement of Wikipedia content, and to … Continue reading

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Wikipedia in the College Classroom

Last week, I had the honor of speaking to the faculty of the University of Mississippi, through the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning’s Faculty Development Luncheon series. Below are my slides from the presentation. (I have video as … Continue reading

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