Elevate Your Collections: Intermediate Wikidata Course

Elevate Your Collections: Intermediate Wikidata Course

Are you familiar with linked data?

This course will…

  • Help you frame linked data projects on Wikidata
  • Give you a firm grasp on how Wikidata’s community operates
  • Provide training modules on Wikidata’s policies, specific tools, and WikiProjects
  • Illuminate Wikidata’s data visualization options that you can use to better illustrate contributions
  • Deepen your knowledge of Wikidata’s query system to better answer questions
  • Introduce you to a series of resources to help identify projects for the future

 

If you are unfamiliar with linked data practices, start with our beginner’s course.

Course details

Participants meet virtually on Wednesdays at 11am PT / 2pm ET for one hour to learn how to use, as well as contribute to, Wikidata. Weekly classes meet July 10th, 2019 through August 21st, 2019 (six weeks).

The $800 USD cost of this opportunity covers collaborative group sessions with peers, access to hands-on support from Wikidata experts, and technical training so you can successfully contribute to Wikidata. We encourage you to seek professional development funds to cover the cost of your tuition. We’re happy to work with you to provide your department or organization more information about the course. Download our course syllabus for employer documentation.

 

Downloadable syllabus

 

Participants will receive a shareable, electronic certificate-of-completion issued by Wiki Education upon course completion.

Participant expectations

  • At least some experience with linked data is expected. Experience with Wikidata is not required.
  • Participants commit 3 hours/week, including a group meeting and independent work.
  • Participants will make significant contributions to Wikidata items and build projects for their institution with local data.
  • Participants must have access to the internet and a computer.
  • Participants will fill out short surveys at the beginning and end of the course and select participants will get the opportunity to be featured on Wiki Education’s blog.

Register by June 14th, 2019

Register before June 1st and get $200 off tuition! Or register with a colleague and get $300 off! Note: offers cannot be combined.

 

Contact us

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