Edit-a-thon

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 07, 2014 01:21 AM
CIS-A2K team is organizing a edit-a-thon at Goa Central Library, Panjim on March 8, 2014.

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When

Mar 08, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Where

Goa Central Library, Panjim

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This edit-a-thon will focus on creating and improving Konkani Wikipedia articles in all scripts.
Help increase web presence of Konkani language and culture!
We look forward to seeing you there!

The event is designed for two main purposes:

  • Help newcomers learn about Konkani Wikipedia
  • Give established Konkani Wikipedians a chance to work together and showcase their language on the Internet
What?
A one-day event for everyone to come together to edit and create Konkani Wikipedia pages. Help increase web presence of Konkani language and culture! You could write about Konkani language, writers, folklore or Goan culture, history, food or anything that interests you.
Wikipedia provides enough and more space for ALL scripts - so feel free to write in which ever script you're most comfortable with. We'll have:
  • Article creation sprint - Create new articles on Konkani Wikipedia
  • Wikipedia Training - Training session to become a Wikipedia content contributor
  • Wikipedia Games & Quiz - Participate in Wikipedia games and quiz and win Wikipedia swags
  • A lot of FUN!!
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Who?
Anyone who can or wants to contribute to Konkani Wikipedia. Join us if you want to showcase your language on a global platform. We will have people on hand to help you with Wikipedia editing and technical aspects.
Where?
Goa Central Library, Panjim
When?
Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 10 am to 5pm. (Drop in at any time, for as long as you want. Lunch provided!)
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What to bring?
  • a laptop (but we'll have some if you don't)
  • ideas for articles, and supporting references for the article content
  • any digital photos you've taken that you would like to use on Wikipedia.
  • a friend or two! Bring along other people -- it's more fun and more productive too.
Questions?
Contact Nitika at nitika[at]cis-india[dot]org

Schedule

  • 10:00 am to 10:15 am - Wikipedia Energisers & Introductions
  • 10:15 am to 10:30 am - Discussing ideas, suggestions and goals for a productive day
  • 10:30 am to 1:00 pm - Wikipedia page editing
  • 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch
  • 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Wikipedia Energisers, games & quiz
  • 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Wikipedia page editing
  • 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Wrap-up/Review the day’s progress

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