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Create an event pageEdit


Six-account limitEdit


Make it easy to identify student editorsEdit


IcebreakerEdit


Suggestions on how to complete a scholarship form for WikimaniaEdit


A concise compendium to catastrophic conference callsEdit


Preparation for WikimaniaEdit


A playful logo builds identity and invites interactionEdit


How to make editathons for new users more successfulEdit


Setting-up a conference registration formEdit


How to manage a Wikipedia awareness VideoEdit

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When things go wrong, just tell peopleEdit


A fine selection of mistakes for organizing an international conference (and how to make sure you commit them)Edit

A short guide to bad projectsEdit


Make volunteers provide activity report before reimbursing themEdit


WikiblitzEdit


Writing a production schedule of eventEdit


Number of images or media used in Wikimedia projectsEdit


Calculating global metricsEdit


Tracking an online campaignEdit


Tracking user contributions by chapterEdit


Framing survey questionsEdit


Cookies by the exitEdit


Feedback cycleEdit


How to avoid abandoning the course when your students have intellectual or mental disabilitiesEdit


Creation of an editing workshop or course with patients in an institution.Edit


Wikimedia young projects in therapy settings with psychiatric patients.Edit


How to choose patients for an editing teaching courseEdit


Supporting volunteers in administrationEdit


Clarity of expectations when setting up a partnershipEdit


How to survive to an international edit-a-thon when you're the only coordinatorEdit


Developing a fully internationalized and centralized gadgetEdit


Wikidata mass importsEdit


Storytelling for grant reports and proposals: tricks of the tradeEdit


Volunteers versus journalists: the evergreen questionsEdit


Book swapping table at your eventEdit


Firm foundation for projectsEdit


Wikimedian in Residence Support GroupEdit


Teaching new editors about copyrightEdit


Expert involvementEdit


Finding programmers for a WMF grantEdit


Reducing the north–south divideEdit


Turning geeks to WikipediansEdit


Public policy work: How to have an effective meetingEdit


©©-Change your mind - a fun workshop for open licensesEdit

Keeping communities engagedEdit


Communities of Interest to Recruit VolunteersEdit


Effectively using the pre-event periodEdit


Advanced workshop with focused and dedicated participantsEdit


Understanding the shared goals of an external organisation and WikimediaEdit


Making the Digital Library of India really usefulEdit


How to write a thousand articles about your country without getting tired (workshops)Edit


Mass messagingEdit


Spread cutenessEdit


How to involve cultural partner as active GLAM participantsEdit


Division of tasks and responsibilities between board, staff and volunteersEdit


Wikidata verification-pages toolEdit


Git repository for softwareEdit


Harvesting new Wikimedians from social mediaEdit


Ensuring your wiki project is inclusiveEdit


Disengaging from Wikipedia warfareEdit


Make use of mistakes on WikipediaEdit


Use tags to count and track editsEdit


A Short Guide to Using Twitter for In-event EngagementEdit


New users are afraid of doing something wrongEdit


Training senior citizensEdit


Creating new articlesEdit


Capturing User names at workshopsEdit


Photographic evidenceEdit


Posters that workEdit


How to prepare an infographicsEdit


Writing a new MediaWiki extension for deployment on a Wikimedia projectEdit


Working with developers who are not WikimediansEdit


Wikiblabla (confusing Wikimedia lexicon)Edit


Child roomEdit


Lightning talksEdit


Volunteers versus journalists: top-of-mind considerationsEdit


Digital-o-MatEdit


Using expense-tracking softwareEdit


Digitizing archival recordsEdit


Workshop sizeEdit


Repeat eventsEdit


Number of active editors involvedEdit


International events? Allow three months for visa formalitiesEdit


Arranging travelEdit


Centering Marginalised KnowledgeEdit


Organizing "Wiki Loves" campaignsEdit


Achievable goalsEdit


How to measure from a gender perspectiveEdit


How to create or edit an article in terms of gender approachEdit

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

Last updated: 19 October 2018

Wikimedia events and Instructional designEdit


How might folks stay engaged?Edit


Find free license videos on YouTube for WikipediaEdit


IRL video broadcast is a winning horse. Can Wikimedia projects bet on it?Edit


Uploading video materials to Wikimedia Commons for use on WikipediaEdit


Uploading videos to Wikimedia CommonsEdit


Quiet roomEdit


How to write communications materials with a balanced portrayal of women and menEdit


Como ofrecer una representación equilibrada de hombres y mujeres en nuestras comunicaciones.Edit


Do not overloadEdit


Grant reporting for volunteers. Part 2: Financial reportEdit


Grant reporting for volunteers. Part 1: Report of project activitiesEdit


Promoting the work of students as part of Wikiedu programs on social media platformsEdit


Plan an education program pilotEdit


MediaWiki Education ProgramEdit


Wikipedian KulTour – the little sister of GLAM on TourEdit

Documenting your event experienceEdit


Checking bias and prejudice in grants advisory processesEdit


Lessons from creating a diversity toolkitEdit


Let the community knowEdit


5 articles gameEdit


Using the Programs & Events Dashboard for ReportingEdit


Be flexible and work with the audience you haveEdit


Using 'Share a fact' to engage social media followers of small WikipediasEdit


Matching newcomers to Wikimedia projects and activities: nurturing happy, passionate editors:)Edit


Wall of complimentsEdit


Conference workshop to help kickstart a project on a smaller language WikipediaEdit


Collaborated with Government organisations, What's next?Edit


Colored lanyardsEdit


First editEdit


Go the extra mile, and then search for treasureEdit


Let the media knowEdit


Filling content gapsEdit


How to make a multi-day editathon?Edit


Use Wikimedia content to assist teaching WikipediaEdit


Engage with public broadcastersEdit


Mode of trainingEdit


What to do when airplane lets you downEdit


Watchlist invitesEdit


The Buddy Project: Let’s make your conference more newbie friendlyEdit


Conference venuesEdit


Safe space policyEdit


Planning effective conference sessionsEdit


Wikipedia as a tool for astronomy education and outreachEdit


Uploading files using PattypanEdit


How not to organize a conferenceEdit


Data transfers to Wikimedia Commons: Sharing institutional archivesEdit

"WikTungi"-city based community groupEdit


GLAM on Tour - connecting Wikipedians and cultural institutions on the local levelEdit

How to get diverse presenters at your conference (from a gender, Global South... perspective)Edit


Hiring an ED in your organisationEdit


Creating Guided Tours together with the CommunityEdit


You are teaching, but are they learning?Edit


AfterpartyEdit


Social mediaEdit


Project rolesEdit


Build trust to know what sort of challenges are coming up for the partner organisationEdit


Securing project visibility and success by having a showcase early onEdit


Need to establish the digital skills level of the partner organisationEdit


Board handbook − a shared vision of the board role in an evolving organisationEdit


Board rolesEdit


Every new page starts off unwatchedEdit


Promote photo contestsEdit


Digitising books with minimal apparatusEdit


Digital information literacy with Wikipedia for public library staffEdit


Meeting the learning needs of US public library staff new to Wikipedia with online trainingEdit


Reach and engage your communityEdit


Bytes added to or removed from Wikimedia projectsEdit


Cooperative note-taking at meetings and workshopsEdit


Five tips for preparing a great conferenceEdit


Learning questionEdit


Creating portalsEdit


Mix newcomers and veteransEdit


Reporting CriteriaEdit


A short guide to in-kind donationsEdit


Collecting usernames for in-person eventsEdit


CategoriesEdit


Best practices in training adultsEdit


Article assessment for student assignmentsEdit

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.

Last updated: 02 December 2017

Tips for reading project codes from pageviews data filesEdit


Audience response systemEdit


Using open licensesEdit


Country editor base survey of South Africa 2015Edit


Timing and tenaciousness - How to ensure high participation rates at post-conference surveysEdit

Track Wikipedia "Knowledge Leafage" of each traineeEdit


Imagery for event promotionEdit


Using social media to promote endangered, indigenous and other marginalized languagesEdit


Using Wikidata on Wikipedia infoboxesEdit


Number of women participatingEdit


Collecting data with personal informationEdit


Business cards and email adresses for volunteersEdit

Working with cultural institutions to upload archival photographsEdit


Partnering with a government agencyEdit


Frugal video production for Wikimedia CommonsEdit


Charts on wiki pagesEdit


Cross chapter collaboration on wiki writing contestEdit


Conducting expeditionsEdit


Find volunteers to support a programEdit


ProjectEdit


Community impactEdit


Qualtrics survey toolEdit


How to prepare and plan for Online Edit-a-thonsEdit


Designing portals on wikisEdit


How to avoid duplicated items during a museum based photography eventEdit


Using Aggregate Groups to group pages for translationEdit


Bringing women together to work towards gender and linguistic inclusivenessEdit


Learning from patternsEdit


Searching the Learning Patterns LibraryEdit


Writing durable documentationEdit


How to run software on a dedicated Wikimedia Cloud VPS serverEdit


Strategic planning retreatEdit


How to do photowalks more effectivelyEdit


如何用360環景攝影機紀錄學術會議Edit


Towards a Successful GLAM PartnershipEdit


Coding da Vinci - the culture hackathonEdit


Wikiverse World Café - getting to know Wikimedia projects and volunteersEdit

Paying for an open license for academic research related to wikiEdit


¿Cómo hacer que los docentes se apropien de los proyectos de Wikimedia y los apliquen en el aula?Edit

Contest prizes that motivateEdit


Organize childcare during a Wikimedia eventEdit


Qué canales podemos usar para hacer comunicación externaEdit

La importancia de los talleres previos a las editatonesEdit

Timing, Communication, Preparation: How to support your event participants in the best way to get a Schengen VisaEdit


Documentation FridayEdit


Learn in detail about existing tools before building new onesEdit


Briefing calls with speakers: A simple way to improve conference sessionsEdit

International travelEdit


How to design and develop an education hackathon within the Wikipedia Education ProgramEdit


How to generate a stronger and more relevant relationship with the schoolsEdit


How to transfer the knowledge and the experience of an Education ProgramEdit


Presenting wiki at an academic conferenceEdit


Producing video oral histories about Wikimedia participantsEdit


Recruiting high school participantsEdit


Request brochures or other materials from WMFEdit


Setting goals for an education programEdit


Short reports go a long wayEdit


Step by step guide for finding the right venue for a conferenceEdit

Strategies to achieve editing contest goalsEdit


Survey legal practices around the worldEdit


The pre-jury as a tool for community engagementEdit


Training educators how to use Wikimedia in the classroomEdit


Treasures or landmines: detecting uncategorized, language-specific uploads in CommonsEdit


Understand local volunteers' characteristics and behavior to develop an effective programEdit


Use advanced site notice to promote eventsEdit


Using CentralNotice banners for surveysEdit


Using Wikipedia's gaps as feminist teaching toolsEdit


Using the education extensionEdit


WLX jury benefitting from the wisdom of the Commons crowdEdit


When staff work with volunteersEdit


Wiki MOOCEdit


Focus on contentEdit


Gender identityEdit


Get the community involved earlyEdit


Help new editors learn WikimarkupEdit


Help students and educators understand community rules and normsEdit


Hiring a metrics processor for a Wikimedia outreach projectEdit


How to access to lists of cultural heritage sites or monuments.Edit


How to use the global metrics magic buttonEdit


Identifying content gapsEdit


Illustrating Wikimedia related publications and blog postsEdit


Improve photo quality with better camerasEdit


Increase number of photos in useEdit


Keeping nonprofit organization insuranceEdit


Making a centralized resource space specific to your GLAMEdit


Monitor student contributionsEdit


Motivating students to contribute to Wikimedia projectsEdit


Number of articles created or improved in Wikimedia projectsEdit


Number of individuals involvedEdit


Number of newly registered usersEdit


Organising a Wiki Takes...Edit


Partnerships with ministries of educationEdit


Photographing your local buildingsEdit


Plan a Wiki expeditionEdit


Plan aerial photography projectsEdit


Annual Wikimedia CEE meeting: drafting the programmeEdit


Automobile travelEdit


Choosing an education program modelEdit


Community check-up: when online and offline communication becomes effectiveEdit

{{Evaluation/Resource/Summary | time= 21 June 2017 | title = Community check-up: when online and offline communication becomes effective | title link= Learning patterns/Community check-up: when online and offline communication becomes effective | summary= For a project as diffused as the [[:wmph:Philippine Cultural Heritage Mapping | creator= User:Sky Harbor | image = File:WMPH Cultural heritage mapping project logo 1.png }}

Conducting a semi-structured interviewEdit


Contests, giveaways and sweepstakesEdit


Counting featured, quality and valued content in CommonsEdit


Create a community policy for education programsEdit


Don't fiddle with the AVEdit


Edit-a-thon worklistsEdit


Edit 1 and Challenge 1Edit


Facilitating social interaction at conferencesEdit


Failing at a crowdfunding campaign and what we can learn from itEdit


Evaluate student workEdit


Adapt Wiki Loves contests to prevent burnoutEdit


Project management for edit-a-thonsEdit


Writing legal disclaimersEdit


Writing contest worklistsEdit


Writing Contest Topic SelectionEdit


Working with an existing movement....Edit


Working constructively with the Wikimedia communityEdit


Wikipedia & Medicine: Practical Details for EducatorsEdit


Wiki Takes ... and those getting takenEdit


Wikimedia organizations can use the Reports page on Meta!Edit


Wikipedia visual museumEdit


Why we achieved good results in the MOOC Edition 2016Edit

Why we achieved good results in the MOOC Edition 2016?Edit


Where to find survey dataEdit


WikiDayEdit


Who should we survey?Edit


What to consider when we generated audiovisual materials?Edit


WMF Open Access PolicyEdit


What to expect when doing a surveyEdit


Using structured assessment tools for development planningEdit


Volunteer feedback and follow-upEdit


Using the general ledger and project codes to evaluate outcomesEdit


Using social media channels for editors retentionEdit


Using ordered response scalesEdit


Using drones for aerial photography for Commons and WikipediaEdit

Using mass message for surveysEdit


Using Wikidata to make Machine Translation dictionary entriesEdit


Using QuickSurveysEdit


Userpage organizerEdit


Use work sheets for school studentsEdit


Use of a single diagram to imprint Wikipedia basics onto newcomersEdit


Use telephone calls or Skype to clarify questions earlyEdit


Use social media for promotionEdit


Use an article nursery garden for each new editorEdit

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.

Last updated: 20 June 2017

Use cheatsheeting in the form of a collapsible toolboxEdit


Use course pages to organize student assignmentsEdit


Use hidden categories to track projectsEdit


Travelling Wikimedians report to the stay-at-homesEdit


Travel policy − defining travel support conditions to further volunteer involvementEdit

TranslationEdit


Tools for managing a survey projectEdit


Track project hours in Google CalendarEdit


Tracking contest submissionsEdit


Tips for surveys in google formsEdit


Tools for communicating what Wikipedia is aboutEdit


Tools are short-lived, so archive your pagesEdit


Thanking usersEdit


Testing survey questionsEdit


Third place for local groupsEdit


The teacher as producer of educational proposals with Wikimedia projectsEdit


Survey legal practices in the E.U.Edit


Survey qualitative analysisEdit


Sustaining dialogue with your communityEdit


Surfacing activityEdit


Surveys at different pointsEdit


Support a community of photographersEdit


Strategies to generate interest, motivation and continuity in the digital education communityEdit

Storytelling over demonstration in a Wikipedia outreachEdit


Staying connected to volunteer editors and potential editors through email blastsEdit


Social processes within communitiesEdit


StatboardEdit


Sharing relevant information with the Wikimedia movementEdit


Short-distance travelEdit


Show statistics to GLAM partnersEdit


Service Credit for University StudentsEdit


Selecting winners of a large photo contestEdit


Set up a GitHub profile for your hack-a-thonsEdit


Set test tasks for recruiting programmersEdit


Rejuvenating a dormant Wikipedia in incubator into an active live WikipediaEdit


Relicensing encyclopedic work under CC license to grow Wikisource and WikipediaEdit


Reimagining traditional classroom assignmentsEdit


Saving Wikipedia from PR, and saving PR from WikipediaEdit


Recipe for a strategic planEdit


Regional action planEdit


Recombine tiled imagesEdit


Recruiting contest judgesEdit


Public contributionEdit


Quality content generationEdit


Qualtrics resources for surveysEdit


Publication policyEdit


Rail travelEdit


Quick start to batch uploading in institutional partnershipsEdit


Proofreading large amounts of textEdit


Prioritizing articles for improvementEdit


Privacy considerations for surveysEdit


Prepare the report at the beginning of your project and update it while the project is developing.Edit


Problem solving for education programsEdit


Planning the overall direction of a projectEdit


Plan meetings around document creation and revisionEdit


Planning existing structures for ease of future accessEdit


Planning a course or program where students will contribute to Wikimedia projectsEdit


Photo training sessionsEdit


Peer support for new editorsEdit


Overview of survey legal practicesEdit


Pedagogical scenario implementationEdit


Partnerships for contestsEdit


Organising a photowalk for Wikimedia projectsEdit


Orienatation of students for WEPEdit


Orientation for WEPEdit


Outreach to educatorsEdit


OER creation using WikibooksEdit


Networking with outside experts to improve your projectEdit


New faces for Wikimania: travel scholarships as prizes for Wiki contestsEdit


Multiple project eventsEdit


Measuring a WikiProject's community and activityEdit


Monitoring publicity for an eventEdit


Monthly reportsEdit


Managing the tech-poolEdit


Many affiliates, one language communityEdit


Meals during conferencesEdit


Manage disputesEdit


Materials in their own languageEdit


Making panel discussions (or roundtables) more productiveEdit


Making sure that the participants actually come to an eventEdit


Making an annual financial reportEdit


Making translation classes more interactive via WikipediaEdit


Making an annual reportEdit


Leverage WMF relationship with Wikipedia Zero partnersEdit


Link to relevant learning patterns in proposals and reportsEdit


Local standards of notabilityEdit


Learning pattern neededEdit


Lead a lobbying operationEdit


Keeping documentation of discussions with teamEdit


Keeping in touch with volunteersEdit


Involving communities in your surveyEdit


Involving the community in developing a chapter workplanEdit


Is an online survey the right choice?Edit


Increasing editor retentionEdit


Informal venueEdit


Improve photo contest resultsEdit


Improve the quality of articles written by new editorsEdit


Improving your building photographyEdit


Identifying articles for translationEdit


How to write an agreement with a GLAM or institutionEdit


How to write a job descriptionEdit


How to use active listeningEdit


How to talk to educators about using Wikimedia in the classroomEdit


How to write a staffing planEdit


How to podcastEdit


How to make the most out of WMF site visitsEdit


How to set the number of images in an article and preserve the qualityEdit

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

Last updated: 20 June 2017

How to start a Wiki Loves contestEdit