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SGU Wikimedia in Education overview

  1. 1. Wikipedia inEducationJohn Vandenberg & Chris
  2. 2. This morning1.Concepts2.Overview of Wikimedia in education3.Lontar project4.Two detailed case studies5.Q & AJohn Vandenberg & Chris
  3. 3. This afternoonWe will show you how to contribute:1.English Wikipedia articles2.Photographs3.bahasa Indonesian Wikipedia articles..then..1.How academics should engage theWikimedia community2. Q & AJohn Vandenberg & Chris
  4. 4. Movement ValuesFREEDOM
  5. 5. Movement ValuesAccessibility & Quality
  6. 6. Movement ValuesIndependence,_Anti-corruption_poster.JPG
  7. 7. Movement ValuesOpenness & diversityTransparencyCommunity
  8. 8. CommunityVolunteers
  9. 9. CommunityWikimedia Foundation EmployeesWikimediaCommons:WMF_All-Staff_2011-37.jpg
  10. 10. CommunityChapters39 national non profit user organizations
  11. 11. ProjectsWikipedia
  12. 12. ProjectsWikimedia Commons
  13. 13. ProjectsWiktionary
  14. 14. ProjectsWikisource
  15. 15. ProjectsWikinews
  16. 16. Wikimedia = Free•Free – libre – Creative Commons Share-alike•Free – no cost to users•Free – anyone can edit, no barrier toentry•Free – citizen run – democratic -anarchy•Free – freeform – no imposed structure
  17. 17. “The sum of all knowledge, in all languages.”Wikimedia scope:12 years later …
  18. 18. 10 million edits/monthSource: Wikimedia Monthly Report Card
  19. 19. LanguagesWikipedia in 285 languagesEnglish: 4 million pagesIndonesian projects, with page count•Indonesian – 209,000•Aceh – 2,000•Banjar – 1,500•Banyumasan – 13,000•Bugis – 14,000•Jawa – 43,750•Melayu – 218,000•Minankabau – 5,000•Sunda – 17,500•Tetun - 775Test projects•Balinese – 29•Batak Toba – 18•Hulontalo – 9•Madura – 38•Selayar – 10
  20. 20. Wikimedia inEducationIt is used in primary school, middle school,high school, undergraduate, postgraduate, ...with … or without … you.“I want to thank Google, Wikipedia,and whoever invented copy and paste.Thank you!”
  21. 21. USAGLAM WIKIGalleries Library AndMuseum
  22. 22. IT@School: Malayalam articlesIndia: Anchal
  23. 23. Argostoli Evening High School:The island of KefaloniaGreece1.Catalog of all edible species2.Photographs of every village on the island
  24. 24. “European cuisine” workshopCzechEach student brought cookies to the event to share, uploadedphotographs to Wikimedia Commons, and improved articlesabout their countries cuisine
  25. 25. “Bebaskan Pengetahuan”:10 UniversitasIndonesia
  26. 26. Wikimedia-Lontar for IndonesianwritersChris WoodrichLicensed CC-BY-SA
  27. 27. The ParticipantsWikimedia Indonesia•Wikimedia chapter inIndonesia•Supports Wikipedias inmultiple languagesIndonesianJavaneseBanyumasanEtc.Lontar Foundation•Non-profit•Established in 1987•Focused on preserving,improving recognition of, andspurring developments inIndonesian literature•Extensive work in translationand anthologyLicensed CC-BY-SA
  28. 28. The Project•Goal: 300 new articles (ID and EN) onIndonesian writers, translators of Indonesianliterature, and topics related to Indonesianliterature•All article created: minimum 200 words, fivereferences•Articles written by Lontar staff, based on onlinereferences and those available in the Lontarlibrary•Seven participants from LontarLicensed CC-BY-SA
  29. 29. Training•Training provided in Indonesian and English byWikimedia Indonesia and Creative CommonsIndonesia over a period of two months•Training included:FormattingWritingCopyrightCommunityImagesLicensed CC-BY-SA
  30. 30. TrainingLicensed CC-BY-SAPhoto: Mulwardi
  31. 31. Differences between communities•Indonesian Wikipedia =/= English WikipediaCopyrightDeletionNotabilityLevel and intensity of discussion•WorkaroundsLicensed CC-BY-SA
  32. 32. Results•Numerous articles created, some as a result ofcollaboration between Lontar staff and Wikimedians•Referencing and length in accordance with target•Articles created (EN) include:Licensed CC-BY-SAEka BudiantaIwan SimatupangArifin C. NoerAgam WispiLinus Suryadi AGKwee Tek Hoay•Siti Rukiah•Djenar Maesa Ayu•Armijn Pane•Indonesian exile literature
  33. 33. Example resultLicensed CC-BY-SA
  34. 34. Example resultLicensed CC-BY-SA
  35. 35. Australia
  36. 36. University of Queensland & AustLit:Research methods•The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties•Charles Henry Chomley•James Crawford (Playwright)•Pamela CrawfordAustralia
  37. 37. University of Queensland & AustLit:Research methodsAustralia
  38. 38. University of Sydney :Sociology & social policy studentsIndia:“Throughout the human civilization, India was the manufacturingpowerhouse of the world contributing to more than quarter of worldmanufacturing and GDP till the middle of 18th century. But in thelater half of 18th century, India underwent political turmoil andEuropeans (mainly British) got an opportunity to become politicalmasters. During their rule, British economic policies were targetedtowards weakening of the craft guilds, enforcing pro-British tradepolicies and banning production of many products & commodities inIndia. The process of deindustrialization was very rapid in India andwithin 120 years of British Raj (1750-1870), share of Indian GDP inglobal GDP reduced to one-eighth of global GDP and further to one-twenty-fifth in next 80 years (1870-1950).”
  39. 39. University of Sydney :Sociology & social policy studentsJapan:“A notable event began in the 1990s as the economy of Japan suddenly stagnatedafter three decades of tremendous economic growth. This could be construed asdirectly linked to deindustrialization, as this phenomenon began to be recognized indeveloped countries of the world around this same time. However, Japan had largereconomic problems, the effects of which can still be seen in the countrys loweconomic growth today. According to data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2008), deindustrialization is occurring in Japan.However, although industrial employment as a percentage of total employment hasdropped over the last couple of decades in Japan, total employment hasnot.[citation needed] Unemployment was fairly low at 3.5% in 2007 (CIA WorldFactbook 2008) and the economy is relatively stable. Literature (Matsumoto 1996)has stated that the service sector has been expanding and providing jobs for thosethat have been displaced from industry. Strong union membership has also played arole in keeping employment rates stable. Although outsourcing and industrialdecline may contribute to job loss in industry, the shift in modern economies fromindustry to service may help reduce negative effects..”
  40. 40. Peer 2 Peer University