This page lists some tasks to get you started with Communicate OER. Thank you for your interest!
Joining the project
Welcome! We think you'll like it here. These five simple steps are essential to joining the Communicate OER project. Please let us know (on the "Talk" tab, above) when you've completed them!
- Create a Wikipedia account - it's quick and easy, and you'll see a link back to this page.
- Create your user page. Click your username, in red, at the top of the Wikipedia screen, and add a sentence or two about yourself.
- Add your name to the Communicate OER Team page
- Join the Communicate OER email list
- Check out the resources generated by our recent WIKISOO School of Open course! Lots of videos, lecture notes and quick tips to get you started.
Getting to work
- Explore all the tabs above, to get a feel for how the project is structured. Please leave any comments, questions, or suggestions on the Communicate OER talk page tab.
- Help us refine our list of Wikipedia articles to work on. Click the "Content" tab above, and get started on any relevant Wikipedia articles!
- Do you know of important published works (peer reviewed research, etc.) relevant to OER, that would make good source material for improving Wikipedia articles? Please add links or information to the "Resources" tab above.
- Is there an area you know particularly well, or that interests you? Please review a relevant Wikipedia article, to get discussion going on how to improve it! Simple instructions here: WP:Communicate OER Article Review
- Check back here regularly for further suggestions.
- Review the Communicate OER Events section for a list of live and online community training events.
- Write or edit Wikipedia articles! A good place to cut your teeth is on the Community portal, which has a list of Articles for Improvement.
- And please keep the Communicate OER team up to date about what you're working on, on the Communicate OER talk page tab.
Thank you for your contributions.