As Wikimedia Ghana User Group has cancelled all offline activities due to the COVID-19 spread, we are bringing our Wikipedia workshops online.
There are two levels of workshops available – Wikipedia 101e for beginners making their first edits; and 201e for editors beyond first edits.
Wikipedia 101e is the beginners’ class.
This training aims to introduce you to Wikipedia and help you make your first edits.
What is Wikipedia? Who is a Wikipedian?
Anatomy of a Wikipedia page from the user’s end and from the editor’s end
How to create a new Wikipedia article
How to edit an existing article
Adding text and formatting
Adding images and other media
Quick Wikipedia editing rules
Wikipedia 201e goes beyond the first few edits.
Lessons will focus on specific topics.
Finding topics on Wikipedia to edit
Understanding Notability of Wikipedia topics
Avoiding Conflict of Interest
Linking! (Red Links and Blue Links, Interwiki links and External Links)