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Handing out paints

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From the Idea10 conference: http://www.linkaffiliates.net.au/idea10/events/ideaOpenForum.html Melbourne, 11 March.

Video of session is here: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/5351731 I'm the third speaker.

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Handing out paints

  1. 1. Learning futures: technology challenges 2010 - Melbourne Handing out paints Liam Wyatt
  2. 2. If people were passing out paints on the street for free every day, I’m sure there’d be a lot more painters. - Gregg Gillis (GirlTalk) in “Good Copy, Bad Copy” knowledge If people were passing out paints on the street for free every day, I’m sure there’d be a lot more painters. learning
  3. 3. Good way to encourage informal learning: Hand out paints then ban painting?
  4. 4. my first edit
  5. 5. Like your friendly local altruistic drug dealer
  6. 6. Common Blockers 1 • Copyright We do the work so you don’t have to. No advertising, no royalties, no permissions, by volunteers worldwide for the love of learning. CAL can get knotted. GRATIS LIBRE
  7. 7. Common Blockers II • Ambivalence & Distain “We don’t like it because it’s on the web. Oh, we didn’t mean that. Obviously there’s things on the web that are good. We don’t like it because it’s not peer reviewed. Oh, we didn’t mean that, it’s obviously peer reviewed, just not by peers we like.”
  8. 8. Formal learning with Wikipedia is also possible • Have a class read and review an article • Gather references for the text of an existing article • Debate the discussion archive of a contentious article • Groups improve an article over a term and report back • Compare articles across languages/time/publication
  9. 9. But make sure to publish your experiences! www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ wikipedia:School_and_university_projects [[WP:SUP]]
  10. 10. Teach kids to Practice safe Wikipedia
  11. 11. Thank you. wittylama.com

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