UvA, FMG Wikipedia Editathon

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The Univeristy of Amsterdam (UvA) focusgroup Open (online) Education will organize an ‘editathon’ in Wikipedia for the UvA and FMG in particular in the week of Open Education (March 9-13). This will be held every afternoon of that week in De Brug, from 14:00-16:00 hrs. De Brug (Bridge) is at Roeterseiland Campus C building on the 4th floor, a new public space within UvA with a spectacular view and design.

Our goals are:

  • to guide and help academic staff in the rules of engagement in wikipedia so that their contributions are more likely to (smoothly) succeed in reaching publication in wikipedia
  • highlight how wikipedia plays a role in both research and education valorization and by extension, the impact of editing in wikipedia
  • to increase academic exposure and contribute to the worldwide open knowledgebase regarding areas of research of the UvA and FMG in particular

A full description can be found here: http://icto.uva.nl/home/componenten/nieuws/nieuws/content/folder/ictonieuwsbrief/2015-02/open-education-week-2015-please-join-us-at-the-uva–fmg-editathon-march-9—13.html

College and Graduate School Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam

Contributed by: Nynke Kruiderink

Date and Time: Mar 13, 2015 14:00
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