Open Badges and Wikimedia

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This is the presentation I intend to use for this Wednesday's Open Badges Community Call. I appreciate that, at present, without an Audio Track it probably seems quite minimal.


<ul><li>1.Open Badges and Wikimedia Mozilla Open Badges Community Call 24th July 2013 1. Title 2. GWL Wikipedia editathon 3. What is an editathon? 4. Feeding frenzy 5. Close but no cigar 6. Spot the difference 7. Wikimedia: live and online 8. The future? 9. References 10. External links </li></ul> <p>2. Scottish Women on Wikipedia, GWL Wikimedia editathon 16th November 2013, Bridgeton Library at The Olympia, Glasgow #SWoW 3. What is an editathon? 1. a scheduled time where people edit Wikipedia together, whether offline, online, or a mix of both; 2. typically focused on a specific topic, such as science or women's history; 3. a way to recruit new Wikipedians and teach them how to contribute. An edit-a-thon is... 4. feeding frenzy 5. close but no cigar 6. spot the difference spot the difference v. 7. Wikimedia: live &amp; online editathons conferences meetups events hackathons training sessions account creation improvements developments new articles/materials &amp; Moodle VLE 8. the future? 9. Thanks to Laura Dolan at Glasgow Women's Library for the use of their logo. Logo is All Rights Reserved Thanks to Clem for allowing me to link to his Wikipedia badge pack Wikimedia, Wikipedia, 'How to run an edit-a-thon',, accessed 20-07- 13 2006-2010 feeding frenzy, by Ard Hesselink, (doc(q)man), 20-02-2010, Flickr,, CC-BY-NC-2.0, accessed 21- 07-13 Wikimedia Hackathon - Amsterdam 2013,, accessed 20-07-13 WikiSOO Burba Badge, P2PU,, accessed 20-07-13 Domino (special) effect, Edward Badley, (edbadle), 09/08/2010, Flickr,, CC-BY-NC-2.0, accessed 20-07-13 References &amp; Acknowledgements 10. Amsterdam hackathon 2013, MediaWiki,, accessed 2013 Clem's Wikipedia Open Badges,, accessed 20-07-13 Wikimedia Fellowships/Project Ideas/Badges for Wikipedia Community Engagement, Wikimedia meta-wiki, kipedia_Community_Engagement, accessed 20-07-13 Wikimedia UK and Open Badges,, accessed 20-07-13 Wikipedia, User:C01Clem,, accessed 20-07-13 External links </p>