Writing and Editing on Wikipedia

Presentation Description

Anyone can edit Wikipedia and this presentation will show you how to get started. Learn how to build a Wikipedia article–from the first sentence to the references section–and when to edit an existing page. By the end of this presentation, you will be confident in your ability to create and improve articles on the site.

This presentation is ideal for those interested in learning about how to write and edit Wikipedia articles. The presentation is a standalone program, but also works well as part of a workshop or edit-a-thon.

Presentation Summary

    • Length: 45 minutes, including Q&A
    • Audience: Wikipedians, educators, and students
    • Audience Level: Beginner to moderate
    • Resources: Handout