Wikipedia:Meetup/Hyderabad/Mini MediaWiki Training, Train-the-Trainer 2016

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Summary[edit]

The Mini MediaWiki Trainer & Train-the-Trainer 2016 was held on the 10th and 11th of December, 2016 at Hyderabad. It was a mini-version of the Train the Trainer Program and the MediaWiki Training held primarily for the benefit of Telugu wikipedians. As a part of the two-day session; participants were given brief workshops on introduction to editing Wikipedia, new tools in Wikipedia and various on-going projects in Telugu and English Wikipedias. The participating editors also posed queries on certain aspects in which they required training and clarifications. The meetup was held as a part of a monthly get-together of Wikipedians (contributors and users)- predominantly Telugu Wikipedians- to meet up, discuss ongoing projects, share experiences, reach out and advocate for Wikipedia and Wikimedia. Tito Dutta, Program Associate from Centre for Internet and Society was present in the workshop to share expertise on recent tools and developments on Wikipedia; including the Visual editor.

Date and Venue[edit]

  • Date: 10 December 2016 (Saturday) & 11 December 2016 (Sunday)
  • Time: 10:00 AM IST to 4:00 PM IST (10 December 2016) & 10:00 AM IST to 5:30 PM IST (11 December 2016)
  • Venue: Theatre Outreach Unit, 1st Floor Golden Threshold, Nampally Station Rd, Abids, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001
  • MAP: Map

Intended audience[edit]

Anyone who has contributed or is willing to contribute to Wikipedia and its sister projects. Members of all Wikimedia projects and Wikipedians from all languages.

Agenda & Program schedule[edit]

10 December
  • General introduction - participants & event
  • wii structure of an article, section property orders, and writing a good article
  • Telugu Wikipedia general discussion and "how to edit Wikipedia" script review
  • Global metrics and other metrics
11 December
  • New grant structure of WMF
  • Wikidata
  • Useful Wikipedia and WMFLabs tools, script;
  • AutoWikiBrowser
  • Collaborating with CIS-A2K

Participants[edit]

Organizing Team, Resource persons[edit]

Attending[edit]

Sign up using " # ~~~ " if you have an account or else add "# Your Name", under the appropriate section. You can also write about what you intend to learn from this Mini Train-the-Trainer session.

Golden Threshold, the venue of the meet
  1. Kashyap (talk) 16:28, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  2. వ్యాసాలు వ్రాయడం, ఫొటోలు ఎక్కించుట, AWB నేర్చుకోవాలి -- Nrgullapalli (చర్చ) 01:01, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  3. కొత్త సాంకేతిక అంశాలు నేర్చుకోవాలి -- Pranayraj Vangari (Talk2Me|Contribs) 17:24, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
  4. want to learn the visual editor -- Katta Srinivasa Rao (talk) 10:32, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
  5. ఓపెన్ స్ట్రీట్ మ్యాప్ (ఓ.ఎస్.ఎమ్) మరియు భవిష్యత్తులో ఇన్ఫొబాక్సులను వాటిని ఇంటిగ్రేట్ చేసే వికీపీడియా ప్రణాళికలు గురించి. -- మౌర్య బిస్వాస్​ (చర్చ! - కాంట్రిబ్యూషన్) 08:11, 8 December 2016‎ (UTC)
  6. Mandapaati dileep (చర్చ) 10:43, 8 December 2016 (UTC)
  7. Shivakrishna1998 (చర్చ) 10:47, 8 December 2016 (UTC)
  8. మనోజ్ ముత్యం
  9. Ram (చర్చ) 11:16, 8 December 2016 (UTC)
  10. Gnanikatta (చర్చ) 02:34, 10 December 2016 (UTC)
  11. BV Prasad (చర్చ)
  12. Viswanadh (talk) 17:25, 8 December 2016 (UTC)

Interested but unsure[edit]

Best wishes[edit]

Event report[edit]

Attendees[edit]

The Meetup was attended by 15 people from the twin states of AP & Telangana. It included Wikipedians from the Telugu, Bengali and English Wikipedia projects and also from Wikimedia Commons.

Venue[edit]

Theatre Outreach Unit, Golden Threshold, Abids, Hyderabad

Time[edit]

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Agenda Set:[edit]

Event Progression[edit]

Expenditure Statement[edit]

  1. Travelling Expenses - ₹
  2. Food for Participants (at ₹90 per head × 15) - ₹1,350
  3. Accommodation for out-station attendees - ₹

Total = ₹

Post-meetup summary/Blogs/News[edit]

Photos[edit]

Thanks, Mouryan (cHiT-ChAt! - Contributions) 07:55, 10 December 2016‎