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A collection of solutions and effective practices in the Wikimedia world.

Learning patterns are a simple way to document an important lesson. They explain how to reproduce a successful strategy for executing or evaluating an activity, such as running an edit-a-thon, or how to run a survey.

In a bit more detail, a learning pattern is (1) a guideline that provides advice on how to do something and (2) a template with clear title and consistent format so people can quickly find the information they need when they browse through the library of learning patterns. If you've been involved in a Wikimedia activity, you've probably learned some valuable tips, tricks, advice, or considerations about what works and what doesn't for that kind of activity. You can read more about learning patterns and this project here on the Wikimedia blog.

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Wikipedia faces the challenge of approaching properly the gender gap issue in terms of its content.

最近更新: 19 October 2018

For teachers, a Wikipedia writing assignment is much more work than other writing assignments. They have to double check the content of the article, grammar, spelling and the validity of the sources.

最近更新: 02 December 2017

最近更新: 13 November 2017

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New editors are discouraged by old users' interventions and (secondary) cannot organize their work with ease. Less computer-literated people have a hard time trying to contribute.

最近更新: 20 June 2017

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How to teach primary students how to position their own pictures to improve Wikipedia articles.

最近更新: 20 June 2017

The learning curve for creating articles is far too high.

最近更新: 20 June 2017

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To run a successful event on site, time, tasks and resources need to be managed well. It is however impossible to know everything by heart.

最近更新: 22 June 2018

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The Wikimedia movement has a large variety of assonant terms which mean different things but they are confusing and mysterious for the majority of humankind.

最近更新: 10 June 2018

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You want to improve the software that runs Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects

最近更新: 06 June 2018



Patterns about how to plan, run, grow and scale education programs.


Patterns about evaluating the impact of a project, program, initiative, or event using data (edit counts, interviews, surveys).


Patterns addressing the Wikipedia Gender Gap—including outreach campaigns, publicity and advocacy, and research studies.


Patterns to learn about organizing online initiatives or events, on-wiki collaborations, or tools to encourage participation


Patterns about structuring formal organizations (such as Wikimedia chapters, user groups, and thematic organizations) effectively.