Submissions:2017/Wikimedia and Education: Linking these two with technology

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This submission has been accepted for WikiConference North America 2017.



Title
Wikimedia and Education: Linking these two with technology
Theme (optional)
Education
Type of submission
Workshop
Author
Katja Ullrich & Christina Rupprecht (both WMDE)
E-mail address
katja.ullrich@wikimedia.de, christina.rupprecht@wikimedia.de
Username
Katja Ullrich (WMDE) & Christina Rupprecht (WMDE)
Affiliation
Wikimedia Deutschland
Abstract
Length of presentation

In 2016, Wikimedia Deutschland released the Attribution Generator to help correctly attribute pictures from Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons to use in various contexts. One context in which it is being increasingly used – but still has a lot of potential – in the field of education. Teachers who are creating their own worksheets or presentations often use pictures to illustrate their learning materials.

Using the Attribution Generator as an example, we would like to explore with you how technology and tools can support users when incorporating open content into their own (educational) materials. We are especially concerned with how content of the Wikimedia projects can be more easily re-used when creating open educational materials (Open Educational Resources). What kind of tools do we need as a Wikimedia movement to support educators in using Wikimedia content? How can we facilitate as best as possible the usage of free content?

Special requests
Preferred room size
10–20
Wikimania submission?
No
Will you attend WikiConference North America if your submission is not accepted?
Yes


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  1. Gabe Thullen Gabe1290 (talk) 10:45, 20 July 2017 (UTC)
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