Writing for Wikipedia (presentation + hands-on workshop)
How can faculty or students join the 70,000 contributors to Wikipedia, the world's largest knowledge base?
Learn how educators can use Wikipedia in the classroom!
Join us for a few short presentations followed by a hands-on session on editing biographies in these areas:
Women, Art History, Science, Psychology, Personal Finance, Health, Social Work, and more!
Light refreshments will be served.
Open to the public and the Fordham University communities.
This event is hosted by Fordham University IT (Instructional Technology Academic Computing) and the Fordham University Libraries in collaboration with Manhattan Psychological Association, SPSSI-NY, and Psychology 21C.
2:00pm - 2:50pm Welcome and short presentations in the Atrium
- Kristen Treglia, Senior Instructional Technologist, Instructional Technology Academic Computing, Fordham IT
- Sandra Turner, Director of the Fordham Institue for Women and Girls at Fordham University
- Samantha Erickson, Outreach Manager, Wikipedia Education Foundation
- Lane Rasberry, Wikipedia Editor, Wikipedian in Residence for Consumer Reports
2:50pm - 3:00pm Short Break
3:00pm - 5:00pm Break-out groups. (308 & 309, wi-fi and computers will be available)
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For more information or questions contact Kristen at email@example.com.