National Archives Wiki Scholars Application

National Archives Wiki Scholars Application

Course details

Accepted applicants will engage in the virtual course over three months beginning April 10th, 2019. Participants meet weekly to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of women’s suffrage.

The $1,500 cost of this opportunity covers collaborative group sessions with peers, access to hands-on support from Wikipedia experts, and technical training so you can successfully contribute to Wikipedia. Consider seeking professional development funds for this opportunity. We’re happy to work with you to provide your department or organization more information about the course.

Participants are awarded a shareable certificate issued by the National Archives and Wiki Education upon course completion.

Requirements

  • No experience with Wikipedia is required or expected.
  • Participants commit 3 hours/week, including training and online meetings.
  • Participants will make significant contributions to at least two Wikipedia articles related to women’s suffrage by the end of the course.
  • Participants will fill out short surveys at the beginning and end of the course and may be asked to write one reflective blog post (on wikiedu.org) about their experience.

 

 

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