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WikiTatik/Synergizing professional communities
The program that we are going to implement inclined to gather the professionals of one field to gather offline and online to work on content of their field: develop, review, synergize, to create gadgets to facilitate their work to inform them what is going on the certain field of content and do generate what has to be done, engage professionals into review, enhancement and entire development of the field.
target3 targets
  1. Enhancing the Trustworthiness, and Comprehensiveness of Wikipedia Content for One Field
  2. Development of the program/procedure on synergizing offline and online professional communities through Portal pages. Tools for the update of portal pages.
  3. Semiautomatization of the procedure above: creating some gadgets for the suggestions on articles reviewing and development and more.
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contact(s)• susanna.mkrtchyan@wikimedia.am

Applications are not required to be in English. Please complete the application in your preferred language.

Project Goal[edit]

What will be the outputs of your project and how will those outputs contribute to advancing a specific Movement Strategy Initiative

What specific Movement Strategy Initiative does your project focus on and why? Please select one of the initiatives described here
Policies for experimentation with projects and policies for knowledge equity

aimed gradually to design and to build a system of gadgets and instructions for effectively coordinating and synergizing online and offline efforts of users, to guide their contributions toward trustworthy, comprehensive, deeper, and more complete development of all language versions of Wikipedia.

There are hundreds of communities that are devoted to developing their home Wikipedias, believing that will help to keep using the native language But statistics show that only several language visits are increasingly appropriate to their development. Users prefer comprehensive ones, where they can find answers to all their requests (searches). By now small languages can't compare with the largest ones. The approach suggested in this proposal is the way to work on gradually filling the gap of the content of small languages, so those can be more developed, even comparable to larger ones, it can help those to reach more visits and therefore will keep the language alive in all areas.

The program that we are going to experiment with and implement is to gather the professionals of one field offline and online to work continuously on the content of their field. We are going to analyze monthly feedback on the project, make corrections, develop, review, synergize, and create gadgets to facilitate their work to inform them what is going on in their fields of content, and what needs to be done for the enhancement.

Project Background[edit]

When do you intend to begin this project and when will it be completed?
We intend to start the project just from January 2024. Until then will work on deep research, drafting a detailed program

and on the Schedule of implementation

Where will your project activities be happening?
At Wikimedia Armenia office and also via online meetings.
Are you collaborating with other communities or affiliates on this project? Please provide details of how partners intend to work together to achieve the project goal.
We will collaborate with Greek community.
What specific challenge will your project be aiming to solve? And what opportunities do you plan to take advantage of to solve the problem?
The project aims to fill gaps and activate permanent updates in the content So The content of the thematic area will become more comprehensive and trustworthy.
Does this project aim to apply one of the examples shared in the call for grants and if so which one?

Project Activities[edit]

What specific activities will be carried out during this project? Please describe the specific activities that will be carried out during this project.
1 stage

Preparing a detailed presentation for a professional audience, which will include the statistics of the current situation of the content of the thematic area (quantity, quality, and more) and the approach proceeding to its development.

The first meeting with editors and some professionals of the particular thematic area, probably medicine. Introduction of participants and presentation of the approach of the program. Discussion The survey will include what part of the project they want/will participate in and how.

Monthly meetings

How do you intend to keep communities updated on the progress and outcomes of the project? Please add the names or usernames of these individuals responsible for updating the community
We will create a gadget for the update of the portal page, which automatically runs monthly.

We will organize monthly discussions on last month's content development results to correct /confirm the next steps. During this time we will create a gadgets for estimating and delivering progress and outcomes of the project to the community.

Who will be responsible for delivering on this project and what are their roles and responsibilities?

User:WikiTatik -responsible for offline and online meetings, research, review, development of tech task for the entire system, User:Magioladitis - design and implementation of the gadgets.

Additional information[edit]

If your activities include community discussions, what is your plan for ensuring that the conversations are productive? Provide a link to a Friendly Space Policy or UCoC that will be implemented to support these discussions.
If your activities include the use of paid online tools, please describe what tools these are and how you intend to use them.
Do your activities include the translation of materials, and if so, in what languages will the translation be done? Please include details of those responsible for making the translations.
Are there any other details you would like to share? Consider providing rationale, research or community discussion outputs, and any other similar information, that will give more context on your proposed project.


After your activities are complete, we would like to understand the draft implementation plan for your community. You will be required to prepare a document detailing this plan around a movement strategy initiative. This report can be prepared through Meta-wiki using the Share your results button on this page. The report can be prepared in your language, and is not required to be written in English.

In this report, you will be asked to:

  • Provide a link to the draft implementation plan document or Wikimedia page
  • Describe what activities supported the development of the plan
  • Describe how and where you have communicated your plan to relevant communities.
  • Report on how your funding was spent

Your draft implementation plan document should address the following questions clearly:

  • What movement strategy initiative or goal are you addressing?
  • What activities will you be doing to address that initiative?
  • What do you expect will happen as a result of your activities? How do those outcomes address the movement strategy initiative?
  • How will you measure or evaluate your activities? What tools or methods will you use to evaluate your activities?

To create a draft implementation plan, we recommend the use of a logic model, which will help you and your team think about goals, activities, outcomes, and other factors in an organized way. Please refer the following resources to develop a logic model:

Please confirm below that you will be able to prepare a draft implementation plan document by the end of your grant:

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Optionally, you are welcome to include other information you'd like to share around participation and representation in your activities. Please include any additional outcomes you would like to report on below:


How you will use the funds you are requesting? List bullet points for each expense. Don’t forget to include a total amount, and update this amount in the Probox at the top of your page too!

  • Research (time needed to review, perform analysis, or investigate any information needed to support implementation ideas or planning):
  • Facilitation (facilitation time including facilitator preparation, meeting facilitation time, and debriefing):
  • Documentation (document preparation time, time spent documenting of discussion, post-meeting work):
  • Translation (translation costs for briefs and global materials):
  • Coordination (coordinator work to manage or support multiple workflows to prepare for meeting):
  • Online tools or services (subscription services for online meeting platforms, social media promotion):
  • Data (internet or mobile costs for organizers or participants to access or participate in activities):
  • Venue or space for meeting (costs of renting a physical meeting space):
  • Transportation costs (costs of supporting organizers or participants to attend the meeting):
  • Meals (costs related to refreshments, lunches, or other meals during in-person activities):
  • Other:


Completing your application[edit]

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