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Wikipedia edit-a-thons to add content on LGBTs
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2014 last modified Jul 28, 2014 06:41 AM — filed under: , , ,
From Monday, Wikipedia will hold a series of “edit-a-thons” to encourage people to add content to the site about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Editathon on India Women's History at CBIT, Hyderabad
by Syed Muzammiluddin published Mar 08, 2014 last modified Apr 07, 2014 01:32 AM — filed under: , , ,
“Wikipedia Editathon on India Women's History” and “Work-Life Balance: Women in Engineering” were organized parallelly at Chaitanya Bharati Institute of Technology (CBIT), Hyderabad on March 8, 2014. These events had a common session during the morning and a separate sessions in the afternoon.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Wikipedia Editing as Assessment Tool in the Indian Higher Education Classroom
by Dr. Tejaswini Niranjana, Ashwin Kumar A.P. and T. Vishnu Vardhan published Jan 30, 2014 last modified Jan 30, 2014 10:06 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Getting students to create and edit Wikipedia entries in English and Indian languages can be a comprehensive assessment tool at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Both levels of higher education require the demonstration of the ability to present knowledge in encyclopaedic form, which can be done by a good review of relevant literature and the showcasing of key arguments in the field.
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Wikipedia Gains Massive Traffic Thanks To Vernacular Languages
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 01, 2013 last modified Aug 19, 2013 04:18 AM — filed under: , , ,
The blog post was published in Before It's News on August 1, 2013. T. Vishnu Vardhan is quoted.
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Wikipedia Hackathon at BITS Hyderabad
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2012 last modified Oct 25, 2012 08:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
CIS - A2K team and BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus are organizing a hackathon for their tech fest — ATMOS on October 26 - 27, 2012, from 6.00 p.m. on October 26 to 6.00 a.m. on October 27.
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Wikipedia in Indian Languages on Mobile Phones
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia in India's regional languages and accessible over mobile phones is revolutionising the way Internet content is used in this multi-lingual country, say information technology (IT) experts.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia in St. Xavier's College, Mapusa, Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Jan 19, 2013 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:33 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A three hour Wikipedia workshop was organized by the Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi, in the morning of December 14, 2012 at St. Xavier's College in Mapusa, Goa. Over 30 participants attended the session.
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Wikipedia in UG Education program at Christ University
by Prasad Krishna published May 15, 2014 last modified May 27, 2014 10:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
On May 15, 2014, Prajavani published an article about Wikipedia in UG Education program in Christ University.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Indian Languages Workshop at IIT, Bombay
by Noopur Raval published Mar 28, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
This is a brief report on the Wikipedia Indian languages workshop held on March 9, 2013 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in partnership with Vaani, the Hindi bloggers' club at IIT, Bombay.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Introductory Session organized for Data and India portal consultants
by Subhashish Panigrahi published May 30, 2013 last modified Jul 17, 2013 06:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
On May 13, 2013, the Access to Knowledge team led by Subhashish Panigrahi conducted a Wikipedia Introductory Session at the National Informatics Centre in New Delhi for the consultants working for Data and India portal. This session was aimed to emphasize how these portals and their useful data could be used on Wikipedia to create good quality articles.
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