WikiConference India 2011/Submissions/School Students collaboration for wikisource, A Kerala experience

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This is an open submission for WikiConference India 2011.

Timestamp
11:50, 29 August 2011 (UTC)
Title of the submission

School Students collaboration for wikisource, A Kerala experience

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, or presentation)

presentation

Author of the submission

S.KANNAN,

E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)

fotographerkannan@gmail.com

State of your origin (Country, if you are not based in India)

Kerala

Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (maximum 500 words)

The purpose of this paper is to (1) present the highly positive attitude of Kerala school children for collaborative wiki activities (2) To present the experience of digitalizing Ramachandravilasam, the first epic poem in malayalam (first published in 1907) to ml.wikisource, Malayalam wikigranthasala by Student IT Club members of 15 schools in Chavara, Kollam (3) To present the potential of Schools in adding more copyright free content in wikisource

Track (Community/Knowledge/Outreach/Technology)

Community

Will you attend Wikiconference if your submission is not accepted?

Yes

Slides or further information (optional)

It will be a 30 Minute Presentation with Slides (ppt presentation)