Wikipedia:Training

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These self-guided trainings help new users learn the basics of Wikipedia with three of four modules relating to student assignments.

  • Training for newcomers: a short, general training on the basics of Wikipedia's rules and how to edit
  • Training for students: a four-part training intended for students doing assignments on Wikipedia, with more detailed introductions to core Wikipedia policies, editing basics, and more specific editing advice for students. Welcome (4 pages). The core (14 pages). Editing (24 pages). Advanced (13 pages). Background (2 pages).
  • Training for language students: an abbreviated version of the student training tailored to translation assignments (where the students are translating good articles from another language into English).
  • Training for educators: a four-part training for professors and other educators who want to run Wikipedia assignments for class, with introductions to core Wikipedia policies, editing basics, and an overview of best practices for designing and implementing Wikipedia assignments. Welcome (5 pages). The core (15 pages). Editing (24 pages). Medical topics (4 pages). General topic advice (3 pages). Classroom (42 pages). Course pages (4 pages).
  • Training for Wikipedia Ambassadors: a four-part training for Wikipedia Campus and Online Ambassadors, with introductions to core policies and editing basics for those new to editing and an overview of best practices for Wikipedia assignments. Welcome (5 pages). The core (15 pages). Editing (22 pages). Classroom (39 pages). Course pages (5 pages).

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