Join Wiki Education as we spotlight pivotal aspects of US electoral institutions and voting for the public! In our upcoming virtual course, subject-matter experts will immerse themselves in the world of Wikipedia to share key information with the electorate about US electoral processes and voting.
This course empowers you to craft and enrich articles with research related to the intricate workings of US elections and campaigns, giving a non-expert audience a better understanding of such complex topics. The types of topics you may choose to delve into include: electoral systems, voting and counting systems, polling types, voter registration, voter suppression, voting information in different states, voter turnout, and political participation.
Ready to shape narratives and drive understanding? Reserve your spot now and be part of this influential journey!
The Wiki Scholars course
Wiki Education invites subject-matter experts to participate in an 8-week virtual course as they learn how to edit Wikipedia. We’ll take a deep dive into Wikipedia’s coverage of elections and voting behavior and add high-quality information to Wikipedia to inform the public with crucial knowledge. From February 28 – April 17, 2024, Wiki Scholars will attend a series of virtual classes facilitated by Wiki Education’s Wikipedia experts.
What will you achieve?
- Extensive knowledge dissemination: Contributions on Wikipedia about US electoral processes and voting have the potential to reach millions, offering immense potential for knowledge dissemination and educating the electorate.
- Engagement in a vibrant community: Forge professional connections across fields, and interact with Wikipedia’s volunteer community. Interact closely with a dedicated group each week, sharing expertise and inspiration.
- Wikipedia proficiency: From crafting initial Wikipedia articles to refining editing skills, this course ensures confidence in contributing to a comprehensive repository of US elections and voting knowledge, embedding expertise within your institution and field.
- And much more!
Email email@example.com with questions.