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Wikipedia Johor Meetup 2
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The Wikipedia Johor Meetup 2 (the 6th Wikipedia meetups in Malaysia) was the first Wikipedia meetup held at primary school in Malaysia. The meetup was held on:

  • Date: Sunday, 8 October 2017
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Sekolah Kebangsaan Larkin 2 (Larkin 2 National School), Jalan Larkin, Taman Dato Onn, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Medium of communication: Malay (some little English was used for the English/Malay translation study part)

Things to bring[edit]

  • Laptop or tablet
  • Notebook/pen/pencil
  • Portable modem (in case there is no access to Wi-Fi at the venue)
  • Multiple cable extensions (to accommodate other laptop/tablet users of electricity)
  • Camera (for group photo shooting)

Participants[edit]

Any Wikipedia editors were welcomed to join. However, please note that the Malay language was primarily used in this meetup.

  • Students of Sekolah Kebangsaan Larkin 2

Topics of discussion[edit]

  • Introduction to Wikipedia.
  • Lower secondary education learning with Wikipedia.
  • Importance of knowledge sharing to the world.
  • Languages in Wikipedia (ms, en, simple).
  • Responsible learning.
  • Future career planning.

Minutes of Meeting[edit]

  • Introduction to Wikipedia.
  • Future career planning.
  • General knowledge on primary school science and how Wikipedia can relate to that.
  • Importance of knowledge sharing to the world.
  • Languages in Wikipedia (ms, en) and its relation to English/Malay translation language learning.
  • What topics/titles that can or cannot be written in Wikipedia.
  • Basic editing/article creation interface in ms.wikipedia.
  • Creating one article in ms.wikipedia (collaborative works in creating the content of an article).
  • Importance of information referencing.

Articles created[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Self driving[edit]

- Key-in SK Larkin 2 in Waze
- Coordinate: 1°29'22.5"N 103°45'04.8"E

Disability access[edit]

The venue is located on the ground floor with easy wheelchair access, equipped with toilet on the same floor.

See also[edit]