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Developing health content for millions: how to edit Wikipedia
Welcome and Introductions
Why should you, as a future physician, edit Wikipedia articles? (3:07)
Video from Osmosis Wikipedia Teachable course Project Manager: Emily Lu (0:43)
Course Learning Objectives
Module 1: Basic Wikipedia Knowledge
Module 1 intro video from course co-designer: Cara Bazil (0:43)
Module 1 Learning Objectives
Joining the Wikipedia community
Pillar 1: An encyclopedia
Pillar 2: Neutral point of view
Pillar 3: Free to access
Pillar 4: Civility
Pillar 5: the "Rules"
Module 1 Quiz
Module 1 Quiz explanations
Module 2: Editing Wikipedia as a health-professional student
Module 2 intro video from Course Designer: Malak Helal (0:51)
Module 2 Learning Objectives
Challenges you might face while editing topics related to human health
When do these MEDRS Guidelines apply?
When doesn’t MEDRS apply?
Identifying reliable medical sources
What are poor sources for Wikipedia?
What are good choices for medical sources on Wikipedia?
Style conventions for medical topics
No original research
Working with the community
Resources for editing health content
Module 2 Quiz
Module 2 Quiz explanations
Module 3: Choosing articles to improve
Module 3 intro video from course co-designer: Tolga Guven (0:51)
Module 3 Learning Objectives
Finding an article
Avoid controversial topics
A note on notability
The concept of categories
Using categories to find a topic
Using navigation templates to find a topic
Using missing pages lists to find a topic
The concept of WikiProjects
Evaluating the importance of an article
Introducing WikiProject Medicine
WikiProject Medicine's assessment table
Using Wikiproject Medicine's framework
Wikipedia-editing Osmosis video (5:20)
Module 3 Quiz
Module 3 Quiz explanations
Module 4: Beginning your editing process
Module 4 intro video from course co-designer: Filippos Anagnostakis (0:37)
Module 4 Learning Objectives
Gathering your resources
Creating a references section
Making your first edit
Why and when to cite
Adding a new citation
Reusing an existing reference
Creating a new citation manually
Viewing Wikipedia pages' histories
Example version comparison
Wikipiedia & Plagiarism
Types of Plagiarism
Tips to avoid close paraphrasing
Module 4 Quiz
Module 4 Quiz explanations
Module 5: Significant & visual contributions
Module 5 intro video from course co-designer: Aylin Canik (1:05)
Module 5 Learning Objectives
Contributing "Significant Edits"
I'm excited. How to be productive?
My workplan strategy: now what?
Why should you contribute Visual Content?
A brief intro on copyright
Intro to Creative Commons
Creative Commons & Wikipedia
Searching Creative Commons
Creative Commons licenses on other sources
Reusing existing images from elsewhere on Wikipedia
Bone marrow bone image example
Creating your own visual content
Uploading to Wikimedia Commons
Cataloging images for easy searchability on Wikimedia Commons
Public Domain images
Module 5 Quiz
Module 5 Quiz explanations
Module 6: Controversial Topics & Peer-review
Module 6 intro video from course co-designer: Desireé Franco (0:34)
Module 6 Learning Objectives
Contributing to Controversial Topics Part 1
Contributing to Controversial Topics Part 2
What is peer review
Give positive feedback first
Give reasons and explain comments
Allocate enough time
Be structured in your review
Remember this is subjective
I've been peer-reviewed. What now?
How does peer-review link to my learning?
Practice makes perfect: Time to self peer-review!
End course materials & invitation to participate in research study of course
End-course intro video from course co-designer: Thiago Bosco Mendes (1:09)
History of Wikipedia editing in health professional schools
Design a course at your school?
Our goal of studying this course too
Link to Research Survey
Feedback & Certificate of Completion
Course conclusion video from course co-designer: Amin Azzam (1:46)
Feedback for the course
Certificate of Completion
When doesn’t MEDRS apply?
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