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Blog Entry Launch of Assamese Wikipedia Education Program at Guwahati University
by Nitika Tandon published Oct 22, 2012 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:43 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Assamese Wikipedia community has shown a rapid growth in the past six months from 20 active editors in January 2012 to 29 active editors in June 2012. The absolute numbers might seem low but in terms of percentages its an overwhelming increment of 45 per cent.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia workshop @ Inmantec College, Ghaziabad
by Nitika Tandon published Oct 19, 2012 last modified Jan 07, 2013 04:30 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet & Society was approached by Gaurav Prashar, Assistant Dean at Inmantec College, Ghaziabad to organize a Wikipedia workshop. Accordingly, a workshop was organized on October 17, 2012.
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Blog Entry Bengaluru: A Hub for Kannada and Sanskrit Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects!
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 16, 2012 last modified Nov 04, 2012 02:03 PM — filed under: , , ,
Kannada Wikipedia is one of those Indic language wikipedias which has seen many readers coming up every month. Subhashish Panigrahi summarizes the experiences of some of the very active Kannada wikipedians from the recent Kannada Wikipedia meetup held in Bengaluru on October 7, 2012.
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Blog Entry Access To Knowledge/Programme Plan
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Pursuant to the announcement made on July 30, 2012 and as reflected in the FAQ accompanying the announcement, the India Program will become a project of the Access to Knowledge (A2K) program of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) an established non-profit organisation working in India whose own goals and objectives are in close alignment with that of the Wikimedia movement.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia comes to Hyderabad!
by Noopur Raval published Sep 30, 2012 last modified Feb 13, 2013 11:40 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This post is a report on the series of Wikipedia meets organized in the city of Hyderabad on September 29-30, 2012. These workshops were a a part of the larger effort to help Wikipedia contributors in the same city to meet each other and strengthen the local community.
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Access to Knowledge — September 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 29, 2012 last modified Dec 14, 2012 06:18 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This is the first newsletter from the Access to Knowledge team of CIS in Delhi. The issue introduces you to the CIS Access to Knowledge program, the team members in Delhi and reports from Workshops conducted by the Wikipedia community.
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Blog Entry The Digital Classroom in the Time of Wikipedia
by Nishant Shah published Mar 22, 2012 last modified Oct 05, 2015 02:53 PM — filed under: , , ,
The digital turn in education comes across a wide range of initiatives and processes. The Wikipedia which is the largest user generated content website stands as a figurehead of such a digital turn, writes Nishant Shah.
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File WikiWars: Programme
by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 05, 2010 05:37 PM — filed under:
The programme for Wikiwars, 12th, 13th January - MS Office document
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WikiWars - A report
by Nishant Shah published Feb 23, 2010 last modified Oct 06, 2010 11:21 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore and the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, hosted WikiWars – an international event that brought together scholars, researchers, academics, artists and practitioners from various disciplines, to discuss the emergence and growth of Wikipedia and what it means for the information societies we inhabit. With participants from 15 countries making presentations about Wikipedia and the knowledge ecology within which it exists, the event saw a vigorous set of debates and discussions as questions about education, pedagogy, language, access, geography, resistance, art and subversion were raised by the presenters. The 2 day event marked the beginning of the process that hopes to produce the first critical reader – Critical Point of View (CPOV) - that collects key resources for research and inquiry around Wikipedia.
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Blog Entry Wikiwars: 12th, 13th January, Bangalore
by Nishant Shah published Jan 05, 2010 last modified Mar 13, 2012 10:43 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society and the Institute of Network Cultures brought together a critical range of scholars, academicians, practitioners, artists and researchers to inquire into the new conditions which emerge with the rise of Wikipedia. The first of two events, WikiWars was the beginning of a knowledge network that shall contribute to a reader titled Critical Point of View, becoming the first resource tool to engage creatively and fruitfully with the diverse range of questions that surround Wikipedia.
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