Wikipedia:United States Education Program/Courses/Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities (Kim Hoang)

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Course description[edit]

This course provides an introduction to the study of poverty, justice and capabilities. We consider theory and policy oriented towards improving human well-being in the US and internationally. Readings address not just material deprivations but also gender, racial and ethnic disparities, health status, education, human rights, and political freedoms.


Instructor and Ambassadors[edit]

Instructor
Dr. Kimberly Kay Hoang
Campus Ambassadors
Ana Builes (talk) 15:57, 21 January 2012 (UTC)
Online Ambassadors

Timeline[edit]

Wednesday, January 25: Create Account, User Page, & Sandbox[edit]

In class
Assignments (due September 20th)
  • Create a Wikipedia account
  • Create User page
  • Create Sandbox

Friday, February 10: Propose Topics[edit]

In class
Assignments (due September 26th)
  • Create a User page
  • Research and list 2–3 potential topics that you will consider working on as your main project. Support each proposed topic with references.


Wednesday, February 22: Proposal[edit]

In class
Assignment (due week 5)
  • Add 1–2 sentences of new information to a Wikipedia article related to course material. Cite new information with an appropriate source.
For next week
  • Instructor evaluates student's article selections, by week 5.

Wednesday, March 7: WikiProject Contribution & Article Discussion Contribution[edit]

In class
  • Discuss the range of topics students will be working on and strategies for researching and writing about them.
Assignments (due week 6)
  • Select an article to work on, removing the rest from the course page.
  • Compile a bibliography of relevant research and post it to the talk page of the article you are working on. Begin reading the sources.

Friday, March 16: Initial Contribution to Sandbox for Workshop[edit]

In class
  • Instructor and/or Campus Ambassadors talk about Wikipedia culture & etiquette, and [optionally] introduce the concept of sandboxes and how to use them.
  • Q&A session with instructor and/or Campus Ambassadors about interacting on Wikipedia and getting started with writing
  • Video resource: Sandbox tutorial
Assignments (due week 7)
  • If you are starting a new article, write a 3–4 paragraph summary version of your article (with citations) in your Wikipedia sandbox. If you are improving an existing article, write a summary version reflecting the content the article will have after it's been improved, and post this along with a brief description of your plans on the article's talk page.
  • Begin working with classmates and Online Ambassadors to polish your short starter article and fix any major transgressions of Wikipedia norms.
  • Continue research in preparation for expanding your article.
Milestone
  • All students have started editing articles or drafts on Wikipedia.

Tuesday, March 20: Workshop-Required Class[edit]

In class
Wiki assignments (due week 8)
  • Move sandbox articles into main space.
  • For new articles or qualifying expansions of stubs, compose a one-sentence "hook," nominate it for "Did you know," and monitor the nomination for any issues identified by other editors.
  • Begin expanding your article into a comprehensive treatment of the topic.


Monday, April 2: Revised Contribution[edit]

In class
  • Instructor and/or Campus Ambassadors talk about Wikipedia culture & etiquette, and [optionally] introduce the concept of sandboxes and how to use them.
  • Q&A session with instructor and/or Campus Ambassadors about interacting on Wikipedia and getting started with writing
  • Video resource: Sandbox tutorial
Assignments (due week 7)
  • If you are starting a new article, write a 3–4 paragraph summary version of your article (with citations) in your Wikipedia sandbox. If you are improving an existing article, write a summary version reflecting the content the article will have after it's been improved, and post this along with a brief description of your plans on the article's talk page.
  • Begin working with classmates and Online Ambassadors to polish your short starter article and fix any major transgressions of Wikipedia norms.
  • Continue research in preparation for expanding your article.
Milestone
  • All students have started editing articles or drafts on Wikipedia.

Monday, April 9: Additional Contributions[edit]

In class
  • As a group, have the students offer suggestions for improving one or two of the students' articles, setting the example for what is expected from a solid encyclopedia article.
Wiki assignments (due week 10)
  • Peer review two of your classmates' articles. Leave suggestions on the article talk pages.
  • Copy-edit the two reviewed articles.
Milestone
  • All articles have been reviewed by others. All students have reviewed articles by their classmates.


Friday, April 13: Final Contribution[edit]

In class
  • Open discussion of the concepts of neutrality, media literacy, and the impact and limits of Wikipedia
Wiki assignments (due week 11)
  • Make edits to your article based on peers' feedback.
  • Nominate your article for Good Article status.
  • Prepare for an in-class presentation about your Wikipedia editing experience.

Articles[edit]

This table will list each article that a student is working on, and which other students will be peer reviewers for the article.

User Article 1st reviewer 2nd reviewer 3rd reviewer
User:Juliabarrow3 Sexual violence in South Africa Quincy Christian QuincyC (talk) 02:44, 6 April 2012 (UTC) Jenny Wen Colleen Fugate User: Colleenfugate
User:ChloeCBlaskiewicz Child laundering Juan Hernandez User: J hernan26 Marymorales291 Hmccann
User:JoyceChou Immigrant health care in the United States Jenny Wen User:Naomi FK Andra Smith
User:QuincyC International Monetary Fund Nadhika Ramachandran Nick Thorpe Kristian Edosomwan
User:Natashacruz12 Sex Work in Nepal Njeri Muturi Nick Thorpe User: Lenasilva
User:Risadieken Oppositional culture Julia Barrow Nadhika Ramachandran Juan Hernandez
User:Kristianedosomwan5 Racial inequality in the United States User:Allisonraven Amanda Mills User: Weatherby551 User:Risadieken
User:Naomi FK Inequality within immigrant families (United States) Julika Kaplan User:JoyceChou Marymorales291
User:Colleenfugate Rural poverty Nadhika Ramachandran Kanwal Hooda Nick Thorpe
User:J hernan26 Women in engineering User: Naomi FK Andra Smith User: Lenasilva
User:Kjhooda Social risk management ChloeCBlaskiewicz User:Risadieken Kristian Edosomwan
User:Jak8 HIV/AIDS in South African townships Jenny Wen User:JoyceChou Marymorales291
User:Hmccann Water scarcity in Africa Julia Barrow Andra Smith Natasha Cruz
Amanda Mills User:Weatherby551 Diversity in the classroom User:Allisonraven Juan Hernandez User:J hernan26 Natasha Cruz
User:Marymorales291 Second generation immigrants in the United States Quincy Christian QuincyC (talk) 02:44, 6 April 2012 (UTC) User: Naomi FK Njeri Muturi
User:Njeri Muturi Depleted community Julika Kaplan Julia Barrow User:Allisonraven

User:AlisaYu

User:Nadhika99 Peacebuilding Kanwal Hooda QuincyC (talk) 18:55, 10 April 2012 (UTC) ChloeCBlaskiewicz
User:Allisonraven Mommy track Julika Kaplan Amanda Mills User: Weatherby551 Hmccann

User:AlisaYu

User:Lenasilva Corrective rape

FYI: my sections are the ones shown here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Lenasilva/sandbox but you can still look at the big article to see the context!

Colleen Fugate User: Colleenfugate Hmccann User:Risadieken
User:B4change1 Human subject research Amanda Mills User: Weatherby551 ChloeCBlaskiewicz User: Lenasilva
User:Stnicks007 Economy of Venezuela Natasha Cruz Kristian Edosomwan User:AlisaYu
User:Jennyxwen Human trafficking in Nepal User:JoyceChou Kanwal Hooda Njeri Muturi
User:AlisaYu

FYI: My sections are also on my sandbox http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:AlisaYu/sandbox

Racial achievement gap in the United States Colleen Fugate User: Colleenfugate User: Lenasilva open



Article banners

To mark each article the subject of a student project, add the following code at the top of the talk page for each article: {{ WAP assignment | course = Wikipedia:United States Education Program/Courses/Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities (Kim Hoang) | university = Rice University | term = 2012 Q1 | project = WikiProject Discrimination }} That will result in the following banner (and make the articles easy to track):

Grading[edit]

Wikipedia contributions will be graded as follows:

  • 5 points: User Account, User Page, and Sandbox
  • 20 points: Proposed Topics
  • 150 points: Proposal
  • 10 & 15 points: WikiProject & Article Discussion Contribution
  • 200 points: Initial contribution to Sandbox, Workshop, Revised contribution, Additional Contributions, Final Contributions

Students[edit]

Add your username to the list here using the format for Example User below: