Submissions/Conducting trainings on Wikipedia to masses or how to motivate people? Kyrgyzstan experience

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Submission no. 2058
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Conducting trainings on Wikipedia to masses or how to motivate people? Kyrgyzstan experience

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Tynchtykbek Zhanadylov

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How to conduct trainings on Wikipedia to masses? In Spring 2011 in the main square of Bishkek 300 people were gathered to learn about Wikipedia and contribute. For the first time in country's history people gathered together under open air to use Wi-Fi internet in the square and contribute to Wikipedia. This presentation is about motivation question. How to motivate hundreds of youth to contribute for free of charge?

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  • Cultural and Education Outreach
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25 Minutes
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