Learning patterns/Problem solving for education programs

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Problem solving for education programs
problemProblems may come up when using Wikimedia in education.
solutionBe aware of solutions to common problems so you can ‘salvage the moment’ if something goes wrong.
creatorKHarold (WMF)
created on18 December, 2014

What problem does this solve?[edit]

Program leaders and educators may run into a variety of difficulties when they are teaching students how to contribute to Wikimedia projects. Be prepared to prevent or resolve conflicts with the Wikimedia community, improve quality of student work and manage connectivity in your education program.

What is the solution?[edit]

These learning patterns include best practices that educators and program leaders are strongly encouraged to follow to prevent problems from occuring. Also included are strategies for resolving disputes.

Working constructively with the Wikimedia community[edit]

How to build positive relationships with the Wikimedia community. Student work is getting deleted:

Quality of student contributions[edit]

How to resolve problems with the quality of student work.

Connectivity in the classroom[edit]

How to make sure students are able to access Wikimedia projects.

General considerations[edit]

When to use[edit]

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Related patterns[edit]

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