Submissions/Wikiversity is begging for update

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After careful consideration, the programme committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2013 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.

Submission no.
5011
Subject no. 
S1


Title of the submission
Wikiversity is begging for update
Type of submission
presentation
Author of the submission
Andrey Dumchev
Country of origin
Russia
Affiliation
Kurgan State University
E-mail address
a.dumchev@gmail.com
Username
Andrey Dumchev
Personal homepage or blog
http://dumchev.blogspot.com
Abstract

The presentation is targeting people who can improve the platform of unique educational service – Wikipedia. Author is a university assistant professor who is trying to integrate Wikiversity to his everyday work. He have suggestions how to improve the platform and make it more efficient for teaching and learning. Wikiversity today is not more than a e-textbook which is in urgent need to be updated. Major suggestions include: embedding of video, audio and pictures, creating classroom logbook and some other interactive features. Presentation would be interesting for Wiki developers, Wikiversity users, teachers of all kinds in all fields.

Detailed proposal

The presentation is targeting people who can improve the platform of unique educational service – Wikipedia. Author is a university assistant professor who is trying to integrate Wikiversity to his everyday work. He have suggestions how to improve the platform and make it more efficient for teaching and learning. Wikiversity today is not more than a e-textbook which is in urgent need to be updated. Major suggestions include: embedding of video, audio and pictures, creating classroom logbook and some other interactive features. Presentation would be interesting for Wiki developers, Wikiversity users, teachers of all kinds in all fields.
List of improvements:

  • Upgrading quiz
    • Multivariate question types upgrade;
    • Making correlation questions;
    • Text questions;
    • Survey.
  • Personification of the study work;
    • Study progress logbook;
    • Study progress;
    • Homework pages;
  • Embedding data;
  • Interactive features;
    • Chat;
    • Web conference;
    • Workshop;
  • Wikipedia course diploma.
Track
  • Technology and Infrastructure
Length of presentation/talk
25 Minutes
Language of presentation/talk
English (Russian - optional)
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
No (Unforturnately)
Slides or further information (optional)
Comming soon
Special requests
-n/a-


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  1. 95.84.255.7 09:53, 28 March 2013 (UTC)
  2. 121.45.204.122 02:37, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
  3. Andrey Dumchev (talk) 08:21, 28 March 2013 (UTC)
  4. Shujen Chang (talk) 07:13, 3 April 2013 (UTC)
  5. Slashme (talk) 19:16, 7 April 2013 (UTC)
  6. Daniel Mietchen (talk) 16:35, 20 April 2013 (UTC)
  7. Sharihareswara (WMF) (talk) 02:14, 1 May 2013 (UTC)