WikiConference India 2011/Submissions/Wikipedia as a Reference Tool for Postgraduate Study

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This is an open submission for WikiConference India 2011.

Timestamp 
10:11, 2 August 2011 (UTC)
Title of the submission
Wikipedia as a Reference Tool for Postgraduate Study
Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, presentation)
Presentation
Author of the submission
Syed Muzammiluddin
E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)
Country of origin (State if India is the country of origin)
India/Andhra Pradesh
Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Independent Wiki Projects Contributor
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (in 500 words)

The Presentation consists of the following topics:

  • Description of a Reference Tool

  • Characteristics of Postgraduate Courses

  • Academic Needs of Post Graduation

  • Students and their approach in the internet era

  • Some Popular Academic Websites

  • Popularity & Significance of Wikipedia

  • Wikipedia Advantage for Students

  • Some Issues of Concern

  • Wikipedia’s Self Corrective Mechanism

  • Best use of Wikipedia for the Students.

Track (Community/Knowledge/Outreach/Technology)
Knowledge
Will you attend Wikiconference if your submission is not accepted?
Yes
Slides or further information (optional)
Picture of this Presentation taking place during the First Wiki Conference India 2011

Syed Muzammiluddin delivering the Presentation 'Wikipedia as a Reference Tool for Postgraduate Study' during the First Wiki Conference India at the University of Mumbai.

Pictures of this Presentation on other Websites


Reporting of this Presentation as well as other Presentations in the Print as well as Online Media

"Wiki-world targets India" by Raja Murthy, Asia Times, Nov 19, 2011.