Maithili Wikimedians User Group/Outreach/Rajbiraj Model Higher Secondary School

Maithili Wikimedians have started Wikipedia Education Program in Rajbiraj, Nepal. This Wikipedia Education Program was held on 4 February, 5 February and 15 March 2016 in Rajbiraj Model Higher Secondary School at Rajbiraj, Saptari, Nepal. This program was held for 3 days about approx. of 130 minutes (3 teaching periods). There are three session of class about Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons with technical session to impart knowledge and skills for students to learn basis of Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons as well share their knowledge too. The Science stream (Grade:- 11 and 12) students were the participants of the first day (4 February 2016) of Wiki-Education Program being implement by the Wiki-trainers in this college. Next day, (5 February 2016) Management stream (Grade:- 11 and 12) students were the participants for learning the same mentioned above. On the last day (15 March 2016) there were 50 students presence (12 Education) for the Wiki Session. This program has followed the important components of the Wiki-Education Program basic curriculum using presentation, demonstration and workshop approach.

Wikipedia Education Program in Rajbiraj

Program ScheduleEdit

4 February 2016Edit

The following shows program time schedule (Nepal Time) during Wiki-Education Program in Rajbiraj Model Higher Secondary School :-

Time schedule of the Program
Time Duration Works
8:30 am - 8:45 am Professors, Teachers co-ordination meetup & Students arrival.
8:45 am - 8:50 am Welcome and Introduction from Wiki-team members.
8:50 am - 9:00 am Some simple questions to students about internet connectivity & online.
9:00 am - 9:45 am Introduction to WF & its projects. Focusing Wikipedia & Commons.
9:45 am - 09:50 am Presentation, & live demonstration.
09:50 am - 10:10 am Quick questions & answers duration.
10:10 am - 10:15 am Closing remarks.

5 February 2016 and 15 March 2016Edit

Time schedule of the Program
Time Duration Works
9:00 am - 9:15 am Professors, Teachers co-ordination meetup & Students arrival.
9:15 am - 9:20 am Welcome and Introduction from Wiki-team members.
9:20 am - 9:25 am Some simple questions to students about internet connectivity & online.
9:25 am - 10:00 am Introduction to WF & its projects. Focusing Wikipedia & Commons.
10:00 am - 10:20 am Presentation, & live demonstration.
10:20 am - 10:25 am Quick questions & answers duration.
10:25 am - 11:00 am Closing remarks.

Days EventEdit

We have completed three days program in this college and soon discussed for further class and workshops.

Schedule of the Education Program
Date Venue Class
4 February Rajbiraj Model Higher Secondary School (Rajbiraj, Saptari, Nepal.) 11 & 12 (Science Stream)
5 February Rajbiraj Model Higher Secondary School (Rajbiraj, Saptari, Nepal.) 11 & 12 (Management Stream)
15 March Rajbiraj Model Higher Secondary School (Rajbiraj, Saptari, Nepal.) 12 (Education Stream)

4 February 2016Edit

The students of class 11 and 12 (Science) were participated in this Wiki-Education Program. The students were learned about Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other sister projects. There were 60 students rolled in the Wiki-educational class.

5 February 2016Edit

The students of class 11 and 12 (Management) were participated in this Wiki Education Program. The students were learned about Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other sister projects. There were 70 students rolled in the Wiki-educational class.

15 March 2016Edit

The students of class 12 (Education) were participated in this Wiki Education Program. The students were learned about Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other sister projects. There were 50 students rolled in the Wiki-educational class.

Wiki-trainersEdit

The following are wiki-trainers for Wiki-Education Program from Maithili Wikimedians User Group in Rajbiraj :-

Output & OutcomeEdit

The students as well teachers and professors who were attending the class learned about basic features, editing and creating an article on Maithili Wikipedia as well in other projects too. They created their accounts in Maithili Wikipedia (account creation logs); They also learned uploading images in the commons, created their user pages, and maintenance of some categories there. Students, teachers and Professors as well practice some basic editing in wikipedia and creating new articles on a topic they were interested in. It is felt that they had also understood the importance of Maithili Wikipedia in their learning process and acquire skills to contribute and benefit from sum of all knowledge in the wikipedia and its projects.

NotesEdit

  • Create the awareness about Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other sister Projects, what it is, and the goals of the Wikimedia Foundation in building contents and other Wikimedia projects.
  • Increase participation of both men & women on Wikimedia Projects and involvement in community projects too.
  • Promote the contribution of local contents in the various languages of Wikimedia Projects.

Machinery & ThingsEdit

The following are machinery & things that were used in this program :-

Images GalleryEdit

Images during wiki-training program with students and trainers :-

Group Photos GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit