Monday, September 19, 2016

Week Two: More Wikipedia

If today is your first day in class, you are in for a wee bit of a surprise, so buckle up and get ready for the learning curve to set in. 

From Last Time

  1. Google Account
  2. Wikipedia Account
  3. Take the Training (see below for Week One and the link)
This Week
  1. New People?
  2. General Questions and Issues?
  3. Sign-in sheet and Usernames (Google and Wikipedia)
  4. Seating Chart Check
  5. Project Overview and Wikipedia: Caldecott and Newbery Awards )or others as approved). Your subjects must relate to children's, adolescent, or young adult literature (authors or works).
  6. Post a response to the questions using the "Comments" function below. 
  7. Wikipedia: Visual Editor and the Code
  8. Wikipedia: Basic Editing and the Sandbox
  9. Wikipedia: Group Preview Editing Activity 1 (last semester's projects).
  10. Basic Internet Research and Google.
  11. Internet Research and composition of the author or book stub as assigned (in your Wikipedia Sandbox). 
Next Time: 
  1. Google Drive
  2. Citing Sources on Wikipedia
  3. Internal Linking
  4. Categories
  5. Project Banners
  6. Stub Article 1 Workshop
  7. Stub Article 2 begins

9/20 Today!
9/27 Stub articles
10/4 No Classes
10/11We do not meet: Online Only: Check here for the assignment.


  1. What is your full name and Wikipedia user name?

    1. {{Wikipedia:TWA/Badge/1template}}

    2. Barbara Jarrn
      Wikipedia Username: BarbaraJarrin

    3. Alexcia Haikalis
      wiki username: Alexcia.haikalis

  2. What is something interesting you learned about Wikipedia?

    1. People on Wikipedia can help with commenting and also editing anything published on the site.

    2. I learned about Egypt as if i was living there.

  3. I've learned that Wikipedia is more than writing and publishing

  4. Wikipedia mad work and confusing but i learned it has a lot of research put into it

  5. There is a lot more going on behind the scenes, that I had no idea about. Not to mention all the other fascinating other tabs to explore.