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Blog Entry Tools orientation for Telugu Wikimedians of Hyderabad
by Pavan Santhosh S published Jul 31, 2016 last modified Aug 17, 2016 02:58 PM — filed under: , , ,
To help Wikimedians learn about essential tools that are used across Wikimedia projects, a tools orientation session was organised during the monthly meetup on July 10 at Hyderabad.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Online edit-a-thon on incidents in Telugu
by Subhashish Panigrahi and Pavan Santhosh published Jul 11, 2016 last modified Jul 11, 2016 04:23 PM — filed under: ,
A week-long online edit-a-thon was organised by the Telugu Wikipedia community to cover popular social, political and other events on the Telugu Wikipedia.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Developing Open Educational Resources in Indian Languages
by Sohnee Harshey* published Jun 02, 2016 last modified Jun 10, 2016 01:50 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education (CILHE), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), in collaboration with the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) programme at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), has been involved in organising workshops on developing open educational resources (OER) in Indian languages with undergraduate and postgraduate students across various partner institutions. The objective of these workshops is to introduce students to: a) tools of collaborative knowledge production on the Internet, and b) methods for generating new online content in Indian languages.
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Blog Entry Stats for March 2016
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published May 08, 2016 last modified Jun 07, 2016 04:06 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
CIS-A2K team closely works with 5 Indian languages, we call as focus language areas. Here are the stats for the month of March 2016.
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International Mother Language Day
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 27, 2016 — filed under: , ,
On 21 February 2016, Eenadu published a special story on the occasion of International Mother language day in Hyderabad edition. The special story covered Wikipedians effort to develop Encyclopedic content online and also about multi-lingual (English-Telugu) Wikipedians meetup organized in December 2015.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Digitisation sprint at Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada to bring more books on Telugu Wikisource
by Pavan Santhosh published Feb 12, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
This 12th, A digitisation sprint is being organised for student Wikipedians of Andhra Loyola College Vijayawada. Students will learn about scanning books, will use OCR engine and digitise books on Telugu Wikisource. The event is organised by CIS-A2K where Telugu Wikimedian Viswanadh will be participating to mentor the new Wikimedians.
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Youth is responsible for protecting Telugu
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 08:49 PM — filed under: , ,
G. Umamaheshwara Rao, head of linguist research at Hyderabad Central university observed that there is every possibility for Telugu to be extinct soon. Its responsibility of youth to protect and preserve the language. And it is Wikipedia which would help in doing so.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Wikipedia Digital Centre now at Andhra Loyola College
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 08:49 PM — filed under: , ,
Access to Knowledge programme (CIS-A2K) of the Centre for Internet and Society has opened up a Wikipedia Digital Centre at Andhra Loyola College in the city on Wednesday. The centre, which has trained a couple of students in contributing to Wikipedia earlier, has now set up a lab called ‘Wikipedia Digital Centre’ to continue the activity.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Telugu Wikipedia Education Program at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
by Pavan Santosh published Jan 13, 2016 last modified Jan 13, 2016 07:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In collaboration with Andhra Loyola College (ALC), Vijayawada, Access to Knowledge programme (CIS-A2K) of the Centre for Internet and Society is opening up a Wikipedia Digital Centre in the college so that students and local Wikimedians could grow Wikipedia and other Wikimedia content in Telugu and other Indian languages. To begin with this, a two-day long Wikipedia Education Program is also being initiated which will continue to grow further by expanding local content on Wikipedia.
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Telugu Wikipedia Day 2015, Photo Walk
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 29, 2015 last modified Jan 05, 2016 06:27 AM — filed under: , ,
On December 13, 2015, Telugu Wikipedians conducted a historical photowalk in Dr.YSR state archeological museum to celebrate Telugu Wikipedia Day 2015. Pavan Santhosh attended the event as a CIS-A2K representative and facilitated media coverage for the programme.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media