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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.
Located in Openness / Blog
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.
Located in Openness / Events
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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Blog Entry Wikipedia in St. Xavier's College, Mapusa, Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Jan 19, 2013 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:33 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A three hour Wikipedia workshop was organized by the Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi, in the morning of December 14, 2012 at St. Xavier's College in Mapusa, Goa. Over 30 participants attended the session.
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Wikipedia in UG Education program at Christ University
by Prasad Krishna published May 15, 2014 last modified May 27, 2014 10:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
On May 15, 2014, Prajavani published an article about Wikipedia in UG Education program in Christ University.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Indian Languages Workshop at IIT, Bombay
by Noopur Raval published Mar 28, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
This is a brief report on the Wikipedia Indian languages workshop held on March 9, 2013 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in partnership with Vaani, the Hindi bloggers' club at IIT, Bombay.
Located in Openness / Blog
Wikipedia initiative - Celebrating legacy of Bangalore Blue grapes online
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 29, 2016 last modified Jan 29, 2016 03:44 PM — filed under: , , ,
Black is beautiful, and it can go places if it is well researched. When HL Omshivaprakash wrote a Wikipedia article about Karnataka's bidriware, the metal handicraft where gleaming black bowls and hookahs are dotted with delicate silver strips, he didn't expect it to be picked up by the French and Swedes.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Wikipedia Live Phone-in Programme on HMTV
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 10, 2013 last modified Jun 18, 2013 05:54 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Vishnu Vardhan took part in a one hour live phone-in programme on Wikipedia. This was telecasted in HMTV on June 1, 2013.
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Wikipedia Mangalore Workshop (Coverage in Prajavani)
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 last modified Mar 05, 2014 11:04 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B.Pavanaja gave a presentation on Wikipedia with a special focus on students and women at Roshini Nilaya, Mangalore on February 26, 2014. An event report was published in Prajavani the following day.
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