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Spring 2010 presentation given to grades 5 and 6 to introduce students to Wikipedia. Provides and overview of what Wikipedia is, discusses how to evaluate an article, recommends best practices for......

Spring 2010 presentation given to grades 5 and 6 to introduce students to Wikipedia. Provides and overview of what Wikipedia is, discusses how to evaluate an article, recommends best practices for using Wikipedia.

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  • Wiki- an Hawaiian word that means quick, also a technology that allows users to build and edit a webpage quickly and collaboratively
  • Wiki- an Hawaiian word that means quick, also a technology that allows users to build and edit a webpage quickly and collaboratively
  • Wiki- an Hawaiian word that means quick, also a technology that allows users to build and edit a webpage quickly and collaboratively
  • Wiki- an Hawaiian word that means quick, also a technology that allows users to build and edit a webpage quickly and collaboratively
  • Wiki- an Hawaiian word that means quick, also a technology that allows users to build and edit a webpage quickly and collaboratively
  • Wiki- an Hawaiian word that means quick, also a technology that allows users to build and edit a webpage quickly and collaboratively
  • Wiki- an Hawaiian word that means quick, also a technology that allows users to build and edit a webpage quickly and collaboratively
  • What other online encyclopedias are available?
  • What other online encyclopedias are available?
  • What other online encyclopedias are available?
  • Point out contents, search box
  • Discuss what tabs are and how to know which tab you’re on. Point out various tabs.
  • Discuss what tabs are and how to know which tab you’re on. Point out various tabs.
  • Discuss what tabs are and how to know which tab you’re on. Point out various tabs.
  • Discuss what tabs are and how to know which tab you’re on. Point out various tabs.

  • Point out alerts- “This article has issues”
    On the history tab you can find all edits to an article... editors should describe their changes.
    Follow the “who” link to see the most recent changes. On the live page click on “revision history statistics.” This article has over 1,000 editors. Discuss pseudonyms and anonymity.

  • Point out alerts- “This article has issues”
    On the history tab you can find all edits to an article... editors should describe their changes.
    Follow the “who” link to see the most recent changes. On the live page click on “revision history statistics.” This article has over 1,000 editors. Discuss pseudonyms and anonymity.

  • Point out alerts- “This article has issues”
    On the history tab you can find all edits to an article... editors should describe their changes.
    Follow the “who” link to see the most recent changes. On the live page click on “revision history statistics.” This article has over 1,000 editors. Discuss pseudonyms and anonymity.

  • Point out alerts- “This article has issues”
    On the history tab you can find all edits to an article... editors should describe their changes.
    Follow the “who” link to see the most recent changes. On the live page click on “revision history statistics.” This article has over 1,000 editors. Discuss pseudonyms and anonymity.

  • Point out alerts- “This article has issues”
    On the history tab you can find all edits to an article... editors should describe their changes.
    Follow the “who” link to see the most recent changes. On the live page click on “revision history statistics.” This article has over 1,000 editors. Discuss pseudonyms and anonymity.

  • Point out alerts- “This article has issues”
    On the history tab you can find all edits to an article... editors should describe their changes.
    Follow the “who” link to see the most recent changes. On the live page click on “revision history statistics.” This article has over 1,000 editors. Discuss pseudonyms and anonymity.

  • Point out alerts- “This article has issues”
    On the history tab you can find all edits to an article... editors should describe their changes.
    Follow the “who” link to see the most recent changes. On the live page click on “revision history statistics.” This article has over 1,000 editors. Discuss pseudonyms and anonymity.


  • Reveal that the author is Mrs. S.- the only article in wikipedia I have ever edited. Discuss how I’m not really qualified to edit this article, but then read the notes that describe how the sentence I deleted relates to libraries.
  • Reveal that the author is Mrs. S.- the only article in wikipedia I have ever edited. Discuss how I’m not really qualified to edit this article, but then read the notes that describe how the sentence I deleted relates to libraries.
  • Reveal that the author is Mrs. S.- the only article in wikipedia I have ever edited. Discuss how I’m not really qualified to edit this article, but then read the notes that describe how the sentence I deleted relates to libraries.
  • Reveal that the author is Mrs. S.- the only article in wikipedia I have ever edited. Discuss how I’m not really qualified to edit this article, but then read the notes that describe how the sentence I deleted relates to libraries.
  • Reveal that the author is Mrs. S.- the only article in wikipedia I have ever edited. Discuss how I’m not really qualified to edit this article, but then read the notes that describe how the sentence I deleted relates to libraries.
  • Reveal that the author is Mrs. S.- the only article in wikipedia I have ever edited. Discuss how I’m not really qualified to edit this article, but then read the notes that describe how the sentence I deleted relates to libraries.
  • Point out the discussion tab.
  • Point out the discussion tab.
  • Point out the discussion tab.
  • Point out the discussion tab.
  • Review slide and then click on the link to visit the “discussion tab” link to go to the Beverly Cleary article’s discussion tab. Point out WikiProject groups and quality scale rating. Click on the quality scale and read about what that rating means.
  • Quickly review pillars.




  • Show the Jelly Fish history tab... talk about common sense!

Transcript

  • 1. WikiWikiWikiWiki by M. E. Shenefiel, 2010
  • 2. WikiWikiWikiWiki by M. E. Shenefiel, 2010
  • 3. What’s in a Name The name "Wikipedia" is a combination of two words
  • 4. What’s in a Name The name "Wikipedia" is a combination of two words wiki
  • 5. What’s in a Name The name "Wikipedia" is a combination of two words wiki encyclopedia
  • 6. What’s in a Name The name "Wikipedia" is a combination of two words
  • 7. What is Wikipedia
  • 8. What is Wikipedia Wikipedia is “a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project” Anyone with Internet access can write and make changes to Wikipedia articles Most people write anonymously or under a pseudonym (false name)
  • 9. Wikipedia Interface
  • 10. Article Tab
  • 11. Article Tab
  • 12. Wikipedia Articles Gives you the information Provides links to related pages with additional information. Can contain alerts to let you know about problems with the articles Over 3,280,150 articles in English.
  • 13. History Tab
  • 14. Guess Who Edited This?
  • 15. Who is this Contributor? ...and what makes them qualified to contribute to this article?
  • 16. The Mystery Author is...
  • 17. Mrs. Shenefiel The Mystery Author is...
  • 18. The Mystery Author is... Mrs. Shenefiel
  • 19. Discussion Tab
  • 20. Discussion Tab
  • 21. Discussion Tab Contains notes about the article’s quality Quality Scale May show groups to which the article belongs Shows discussions among contributors which help improve the article
  • 22. Five Pillars of Wikipedia Wikipedia is an encyclopedia. Wikipedia has a neutral point of view. Wikipedia is free content that anyone can edit and distribute. Wikipedians should interact in a respectful and civil manner. Wikipedia does not have firm rules besides the five general principles presented here.
  • 23. Wikipedia is... an encyclopedia It combines elements of encyclopedias, almanacs and gazateers It is not a soapbox, a dictionary , or a newspaper
  • 24. Wikipedia is... an encyclopedia It combines elements of encyclopedias, almanacs and gazateers It is not a soapbox, a dictionary , or a newspaper
  • 25. Wikipedia has... an neutral point of view Articles should not contain bias or personal views Information should be verified and sources should be cited
  • 26. Wikipedia has... an neutral point of view Articles should not contain bias or personal views Information should be verified and sources should be cited
  • 27. Wikipedia is... free content Anyone can edit any article Copyright laws should be respected No one owns the information contained in an article
  • 28. Wikipedia is... free content Anyone can edit any article Copyright laws should be respected No one owns the information contained in an article
  • 29. Before Using Wikipedia Articles Look for alerts on the article tab Check the discussion tab for quality rating Look at the history tab to see the when the article was last edited and who edited it
  • 30. Best Practices Use Wikipedia for background information Use Wikipedia to find new keywords Use the “references” section to find other more reliable sources Make sure that you verify information in other reliable sources
  • 31. Sources Wikipedia contributors. "Beverly Cleary." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010. Wikipedia contributors. "Motion Picture Association of America film rating system." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 1 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010. Wikipedia contributors. "Welcome to Wikipedia” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010. Wikipedia contributors. "Wikipedia: Five Pillars” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010.
  • 32. Sources Wikipedia contributors. "Beverly Cleary." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010. Wikipedia contributors. "Motion Picture Association of America film rating system." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 1 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010. Wikipedia contributors. "Welcome to Wikipedia” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010. Wikipedia contributors. "Wikipedia: Five Pillars” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 May. 2010. Web. 4 May. 2010.