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Wikipedia edit-a-thon at TEDSummit 2016, Banff, Canada
by Abhinav Garule published Jun 13, 2016 last modified Jun 13, 2016 06:44 AM — filed under: , , ,
The TEDSummit 2016, an annual conference of the TED community, is taking place during June 26-30, 2016 at Banff, Canada. Wikimedians Netha Hussain, Ayyappadas along with Abhinav Garule, Programme Associate, CIS-A2K will be conducting a 90-minute long workshop to educate the participants through Wikipedia's guidelines and help them write their first articles.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Mangalore to bring Tulu Wikipedia live
by U.B.Pavanaja published Aug 18, 2015 last modified Sep 15, 2015 09:07 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia edit-a-thon was organised in Mangalore, Karnataka this 14th to encourage more Tulu-language speakers to contribute to Tulu Wikipedia. Tulu Wikipedia is is currently in the Incubator but the enthusiastic editor community is putting their best effort to bring it live out of Incubator. This edit-a-thon is one of the many activities the Tulu Wikimedia community has organised.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia edit-a-thon in mind? Kindly start here
by Tito Dutta published May 11, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
Are you thinking to conduct a Wikipedia edit-a-thon? You may use this document as an initial guide. Please note: this article is written keeping specially organisations, institutions, and individuals in mind, who are new to Wikipedia world. We are starting this post with some basic questions. Please feel free to ask questions by mailing tito "at" cis-india.org
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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon workshop & Talks on Gender Gap in Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 04, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Open Minds (a student group advocating free and open movement) in association with the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team is holding a workshop at Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Science and Technology, Gandipet, Serilingampalle, Andhra Pradesh on March 8, 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
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Wikipedia edit-a-thons to add content on LGBTs
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2014 last modified Jul 28, 2014 06:41 AM — filed under: , , ,
From Monday, Wikipedia will hold a series of “edit-a-thons” to encourage people to add content to the site about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Editathon on India Women's History at CBIT, Hyderabad
by Syed Muzammiluddin published Mar 08, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 01:32 AM — filed under: , , ,
“Wikipedia Editathon on India Women's History” and “Work-Life Balance: Women in Engineering” were organized parallelly at Chaitanya Bharati Institute of Technology (CBIT), Hyderabad on March 8, 2014. These events had a common session during the morning and a separate sessions in the afternoon.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Editing as Assessment Tool in the Indian Higher Education Classroom
by Dr. Tejaswini Niranjana, Ashwin Kumar A.P. and T. Vishnu Vardhan published Jan 30, 2014 last modified Jan 30, 2014 10:06 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Getting students to create and edit Wikipedia entries in English and Indian languages can be a comprehensive assessment tool at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Both levels of higher education require the demonstration of the ability to present knowledge in encyclopaedic form, which can be done by a good review of relevant literature and the showcasing of key arguments in the field.
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Wikipedia Gains Massive Traffic Thanks To Vernacular Languages
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 01, 2013 last modified Aug 19, 2013 04:18 AM — filed under: , , ,
The blog post was published in Before It's News on August 1, 2013. T. Vishnu Vardhan is quoted.
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Wikipedia Hackathon at BITS Hyderabad
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2012 last modified Oct 25, 2012 08:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
CIS - A2K team and BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus are organizing a hackathon for their tech fest — ATMOS on October 26 - 27, 2012, from 6.00 p.m. on October 26 to 6.00 a.m. on October 27.
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Wikipedia in Indian Languages on Mobile Phones
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia in India's regional languages and accessible over mobile phones is revolutionising the way Internet content is used in this multi-lingual country, say information technology (IT) experts.
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