Elevate Your Collections: Intermediate Wikidata Course

Elevate Your Collections: Intermediate Wikidata Course

Are you familiar with linked data?

Our intermediate 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 to learn how to use, as well as contribute to, Wikidata. Our upcoming six week classes meet every week on:

  • Wednesdays 11am – 12pm PST, September 18 – October 23, 2019         OR
  • Mondays 11am – 12pm PST, October 21 – November 25, 2019

Cost

  • Individual rate: $800
  • Sign up before our early bird deadline for discounted rate: $700
  • Group rate: Enroll two or more participants from the same institution for $600 each

The 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

 

REGISTER FOR SEPT - OCT                   REGISTER FOR OCT - NOV

Wednesdays 11am – 12pm PST                       Mondays 11am – 12pm PST

Early bird deadline: August 16th                                 Early bird deadline: October 1st

Registration deadline: September 9th                           Registration deadline: October 14th

Payment deadline: September 13th                            Payment deadline: October 18th

 

Contact us

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