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Subject: Online training - Living knowledge: Biologists grow public access to science via Wikipedia

Living knowledge: Biologists grow public access to science via Wikipedia
Register before October 31st and save $150

Did you know that last year, MIT researchers found correlational and causal evidence that information on Wikipedia helps shape scientific literature and knowledge? Scientists who get involved in Wikipedia editing become actors of change and progress, not only for public education but for future scholarship in their field. Join our virtual, synchronous course and learn how you can contribute to public knowledge of your field.

Over 8 weeks, this professional training will teach you the ins and outs of Wikipedia as you improve or create an important article in your field. Pulling together Wikipedia experts, detailed training, and hands-on guidance, this is the only skills-development course of its kind worldwide. Participants join the online community of Wikipedians and make Wikipedia’s knowledge better for the benefit of all.

  • Course length: 8 weeks
  • Time commitment per week: 1 hour weekly collaborative meeting; 2 additional hours of independent work
  • Timing: Mondays, from November 18th through January 13th
  • Meetings: online via Zoom, determined by registrant availability
  • Cost: $1,000 - early bird and group discounts available

"As a professor of biology and molecular biology, I knew I could help," says Dr. Laura L. Hoopes, of Pomona College in Claremont, CA. And you can too... Join us!

If you have any questions about the course, please don't hesitate to reach out. We do have financial aid available for anyone without access to professional development funding. Check out our course registration form for more details. 


Customer Success Manager
Wiki Education 
Twitter - @WikiEducation


Samantha <samantha@wikiedu.org>
Thursday, October 03, 2019

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