Editing for Wikipedia

Practical room (MPI for Evolutionary Biology Plön)

Practical room

MPI for Evolutionary Biology Plön

Organized by

Gökçe B. Ayan

    • 09:30 10:00
      Introduction 30m
    • 10:00 10:30
      The Wikipedia surface for unregistered users. A simple edit. 30m
    • 10:30 11:00
      Differences between English and German Wikipedia. Sighting. Registering an account. 30m
    • 11:00 12:00
      The Wikipedia surface for registered users. A simple edit. Helpful tools to understand what’s going on. 1h
    • 12:00 12:45
      Lunch break 45m
    • 12:45 13:00
      Preparations for writing an article 15m
    • 13:00 15:00
      Writing an article 2h

      Outline, writing style, formatting
      Citation: How does it work, when is it needed, what’s a notable source?

    • 15:00 16:30
      Dealing with other authors 1h 30m

      · Definition and consequences of an edit war
      · Strategies to handle a conflict
      · Meta pages

    • 16:30 17:30
      Discussion, collection of topics for a specific help page within Wikipedia for MPI-EB 1h