Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all                   Teemu Leinonen
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
wiki- World Wide Web (WWW) site that can be   modified or contributed to by users.                             (Source: En...
Wikipedia- the world most famous wiki
How many of you haveused Wikipedia this week?
How many of you have edit   Wikipedia articles?
•Word largest encyclopedia – ever!•270+ languages•20 000 000+ articles  • English: 3 800 000  • FI: 280 000 / SV: 420 000 ...
How wikipedia works?                 Demo:edit, reference, view history, talk –pages . . .
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
Wikimedia
Wiktionary - a dictionary in all the languages of the worldWikiquote – a collection of quotations from famous people, book...
Wikispecies - directory of the world speciesWikinews – free news serviceWikimedia Commons - collection of free photographs...
http://www.wikimedia.org
Why these projects?
Wikispecies- directory of the world species
Why not a directory of the puppets      of the Muppet Show?
Why?
Editorial decisions
MissionThe mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empowerand engage people around the world to collect anddevelop educa...
VisionImagine a world in which every single human   being can freely share in the sum of all                 knowledge.   ...
Why Wikimedia is important?
Lack of media                  (access to media)                   =          lack of education                   =     ma...
Strict commitment to . . .      free content,     free standards,           and     free software.
Why?
Read the Mission and Vision
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
Could there be“education for all wiki”?
Wikiversity
Learning: Time and Space            Same Time             Different TimeSame        Class-room teaching, Library delivery ...
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
1.   Wiki2.   Wikimedia for all3.   Education for all wiki4.   Epilogue
Think Linux              Source: Engeström, J. 2005 / 2006
Think Wikipedia
Think Skype
Think Blogs
All these are projects     started by individualsin the open and free Internet.
Kiitos
Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all
Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all
Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all
Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all
Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all
Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all
Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all
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Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all

  1. 1. Wikimedia: accessible (new) media for (almost) all Teemu Leinonen
  2. 2. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  3. 3. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  4. 4. wiki- World Wide Web (WWW) site that can be modified or contributed to by users. (Source: Encyclopædia Britannica)
  5. 5. Wikipedia- the world most famous wiki
  6. 6. How many of you haveused Wikipedia this week?
  7. 7. How many of you have edit Wikipedia articles?
  8. 8. •Word largest encyclopedia – ever!•270+ languages•20 000 000+ articles • English: 3 800 000 • FI: 280 000 / SV: 420 000 / ET: 90 000•One of the world’s top 10 websites•English Wikipedia over 130 000 active users. • FI: 1900•English Wikipedia 1500 Administrators • FI: 50 (Source: Wikimedia Foundation 2012)
  9. 9. How wikipedia works? Demo:edit, reference, view history, talk –pages . . .
  10. 10. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  11. 11. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  12. 12. Wikimedia
  13. 13. Wiktionary - a dictionary in all the languages of the worldWikiquote – a collection of quotations from famous people, books and speechesWikibooks - a collection of free study and textbooksWikisource – multilingual collection of texts that could be distributed as free and open content
  14. 14. Wikispecies - directory of the world speciesWikinews – free news serviceWikimedia Commons - collection of free photographs, diagrams, maps, videos, animations, music, sounds, spoken texts, and other free mediaWikiversity – a site for learning materials and learning communities
  15. 15. http://www.wikimedia.org
  16. 16. Why these projects?
  17. 17. Wikispecies- directory of the world species
  18. 18. Why not a directory of the puppets of the Muppet Show?
  19. 19. Why?
  20. 20. Editorial decisions
  21. 21. MissionThe mission of the Wikimedia Foundation is to empowerand engage people around the world to collect anddevelop educational content under a free license or inthe public domain, and to disseminate it effectively andglobally.In collaboration with a network of chapters, theFoundation provides the essential infrastructure and anorganizational framework for the support anddevelopment of multilingual wiki projects and otherendeavors which serve this mission. The Foundation willmake and keep useful information from its projectsavailable on the Internet free of charge, in perpetuity.
  22. 22. VisionImagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Thats our commitment.
  23. 23. Why Wikimedia is important?
  24. 24. Lack of media (access to media) = lack of education = many things that are not nice (like: poverty, wars, no respect of human rights,crimes, abuse, civil conflicts, lack of democracy etc.)
  25. 25. Strict commitment to . . . free content, free standards, and free software.
  26. 26. Why?
  27. 27. Read the Mission and Vision
  28. 28. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  29. 29. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  30. 30. Could there be“education for all wiki”?
  31. 31. Wikiversity
  32. 32. Learning: Time and Space Same Time Different TimeSame Class-room teaching, Library delivery of studySpace class-room books, bulletin board, discussions handoutsDifferent Video conference, Self-studySpace chat
  33. 33. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  34. 34. 1. Wiki2. Wikimedia for all3. Education for all wiki4. Epilogue
  35. 35. Think Linux Source: Engeström, J. 2005 / 2006
  36. 36. Think Wikipedia
  37. 37. Think Skype
  38. 38. Think Blogs
  39. 39. All these are projects started by individualsin the open and free Internet.
  40. 40. Kiitos

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