Learning and Evaluation/Plan your program metrics/Productivity per editor

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Learning and Evaluation

Productivity per Editor

Goal: Increase the ability for individual editors to make more contributions
Example Programs, Projects, or Events
  • Suggest articles to create (e.g. based on red links)
  • Make it easy to create an article that meets minimum quality requirements (e.g. sources, sections, "start class" quality)
  • Ability to make microcontributions

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Number of organizing and supporting staff and volunteers (ambassadors, mentors etc.)

Count of supporting staff and volunteers

Meeting Records, Logs, Reported estimates

Hours invested by staff and volunteers organizing and executing

Estimate of hours invested

Calendar Records, Logs, Reported estimates

In-kind donations (prizes, etc),

Estimated value in currency (comparable cost)

Funds or money used

Budget accounting

Budget spreadsheet

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Number of tools created that facilitate adding content by an editor

Content area(s) that the tool(s) target

Number of editors using the tools

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Short term outcomes

Amount of text improved each month by each editor

Number of bytes added or removed

Wikimetrics - Bytes Added

Contributor satisfaction

Contributor self-report

Poll or Questionnaire

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Intermediate outcomes

Rate of quality articles

Count of articles developed divided by count of articles given a quality rating (Featured Article or Quality Article)

If all articles are conveniently in their own category one could use CatScan2

Images deleted per images uploaded
(e.g.curation takes up volunteer time)

Images used per contributor

Total images for a username divided by the unique images used from it