Wikilearnopedia, Oxford Book Store
Date, Time and Location
- Date & Time : August 23rd, 2015 from 5 pm to 8 pm
- Location :17, Park Street, Kolkata 700 016
A Wikilearnopedia is a public outreach event in which the participants are introduced to the basics of Wikipedia (and other WikiProjects) and how to contribute to it.
- Get to know the sixth website in terms of highest page views
- Acquire and share knowledge
- Learn how to edit Wikipedia
Introduction about the Kolkata Wikipedia community: 0.5 Hrs
- Introduction to Wikipedia and the sister projects
- Introduction about the Kolkata Wikipedia community
- Wikipedia Policies
Internet Lab: 1.5 Hrs
- Browsing Wikipedia
- Editing Wikipedia
Interaction with the audience: 1.0 Hrs
- Wikipedia readers.
- Wikipedia Contributors.
- Any Internet user
Fit to strategy
- Increasing reach as more people will come to know about Wikipedia and it's scope.
- Educate the interested students/Wikipedia users to write with an encyclopedic viewpoint
Measures of success
- The number of new active users following the event
- Number of articles and photographs submitted by the new active users
English , Hindi and Bengali.
Refreshment of tea and snacks will be provided to the participants.
Brochure for the event
The 'Wikilearnopedia' - a public outreach event in which the participants are introduced to the basics of Wikipedia (and other WikiProjects) and how to contribute to it. The three hour duration workshop was held at the 'Oxford Bookstore' 17 Park Street, Kolkata on 23 August 2015 with a short tea break by cashew cookies and spicy hot tea. The programme was organised by the Wikimedia India, Kolkata Community in collaboration with the Oxford Bookstore. Thirty five persons from different field were participated the workshop. Lectures, presentation and hands on demonstrations with full of interaction were given by Rangan Datta, Santanu Chandra, Sujay Chandra, Partha Sarathi Banerjee, Kalyan Sarkar and assisted by Sukanta Pal. The introductory lecture was given by Neelanjana Dey. For more details read Sukanta Pal's blog, Indrajit Das's blog and Subhadip Mukherjee's blog.