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Wikipedia Lesson Plans
The Basics of Editing Wikipedia
While there are a variety of online instructions on Editing Wikipedia, the following are lesson plans or guided tutorials for first time users.
#1Lib1Ref Lesson Plan (10-20 minutes)
Bi-annual hack-a-thon's editing lesson to partipicants
The Wikipedia Adventure (60 minutes)
Interactive online tutorial in 7 sections
- Say Hello to the World
- An Invitation to Earth
- Small Changes, Big Impact
- The Neutral Point of View
- The Veil of Verifiability
- The Civility Code
- Looking Good Together
Wiki Education Student Training Modules (90 minutes)
"Basic" section includes 5 guided online tutorial
- Wikipedia policies (25 minutes)
- Sandboxes, talk pages, and watchlists (15 minutes)
- How to edit: Wikicode vs Visual Editor (20 minutes)
- Evaluating articles and sources (20 minutes)
- Finding your article (10 minutes)
Art + Feminism's Learn to Edit Resources
Visually appealing instructions and videos.
Existing Wikipedia Edit-a-thon (Hackathon) events
Biannual event encouraging reference librarians to conduct training lessons and edit-a-thons on Wikipedia. Great (although limited) lesson plan.
Includes a great “quick guide” for organizers Also has a great visual “How to Edit” page