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Submission no. 057
Title of the submission
Wiki Education Outreach in Africa
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, birds of a feather discussion)
Author of the submission
Mohammed Galib Hasan
Language of presentation
E-mail address
Mohammed Galib Hasan
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikipedia Education Program
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
First Segment Goal: In this segment, I will discuss our progress of Education Outreach program in my Local Wikipedia Community(Chittagong Wikipedia Community). I will try to make understand the participant that how this local Community is working for education.I will present a power point presentation on how Chittagong Community is Contributing on Education program of Wikipedia.Like it can be used as an E-learning platform as we have millions built in Educational Content in Wikipedia. In my presentation, there will a brief how we arrange this kind of movement, Outcome of the program also the future aspect.As there will be Some participant of University teacher I think they can find interest on it. I think it will explore our Education Outreach activities to the audience and they will be also interested to Join with Education program with their effort. Mainly I will focus to make them understand Wiki can be Used as a Trust able Educational platform.
Second Segment Goal: In this segment i will discuss about a Successful outcomes of our Education Outreach Program. as per my follow up University of Sri Jayewardenepura are going to Start a Wiki Club there, by the help of Department of Economics and English. They will get the official Confirmation from the University Soon. Here you can Check how we plan to run the program in Sri Jayewardenepura University Wiki Club.

What will attendees take away from this session?
How Wikipedia Education Program Work
The way of Outreach In different community
The benefits of Outreach Program
How to follow up Outreach after presenting

Theme of presentation
  • Wikipedia Education Program
  • Technology, Interface & Infrastructure
  • Education
  • Outreach
  • Wikimedia Research
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Any level is welcomed
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
25 minutes
Will you attend WikiIndaba if your submission is not accepted?
not sure.
Slides or further information (optional)
Workshop Slide
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Final

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  1. Alangi Derick (talk) 10:40, 25 January 2018 (UTC)[reply]

Committee decision[edit]


Reason: Quite similar to 046. Does not evocate how this can be applied in Africa.