eL4C38 Workshop report

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eL4C38 Workshop Report
This is the report for eL4C38 Learning4Content training workshop.

Expected Output

The expected outcomes of this workshop were:

  • To teach and train the use of the new Rich Text Editing WikiEducator tutorials 1-10;
  • To explore the concept of open education using an open source software platform and integrated technologies in the process;
  • To provide background information on WikiEducator
  • Demonstrate collaborative sharing of information
  • Develop OER content on WikiEducator


  • EL4C38 was a 10-day basic wiki editing skills Learning4content online Workshop teaching Rich Text Editing under the Learning4Content initiative of the OER Foundation, which took place from May 26 to June 8, 2010.
  • The workshop was one of the OER Foundation's monthly Learning4Content workshops and was co-facilitated by Dr. Nellie Deutsch, Gladys Gahona, and Dr. Ramesh Sharma.
  • The facilitators invited all the participants to join and used IT4ALL Global Exchange, a social network group, to share workshop instructions, discuss content and provide support as well as via emails when required.
  • Participants received instructions daily using the email notification services provided by IT4ALL Global Exchange.
  • The tutorials and forum discussions were conducted on WikiEducator

Live Session on WIZIQ

  • EL4C38 had one hands-on live online session on WiZiQ for about 70 minutes, on Sunday May 29, in week 1.
  • The live session was attended by 26 participants. Gladys Gahona and Nellie Deutsch moderated the event and provided hands-on activities on the rationale behind WikiEducator and how to work on the wiki pages.
  • The recording is available for viewing.

Outcome and Demographics

The workshop consisted of the following demongraphics:


Participants: 125 (Female: 71 / Male: 54)
Including Facilitators: 3 (Female: 2 / Male: 1)
Countries: 49

Country Participation

Participants from 49 countries participated in eL4C38:

  1. Argentina
  2. Australia
  3. Australia
  4. Austria
  5. Bangladesh
  6. Cameroon
  7. Canada
  8. China
  9. Dominican Republic
  10. Ecuador
  11. Egypt
  12. England
  13. France
  14. Germany
  15. Greece
  16. Hungary
  17. Iceland
  18. India
  19. Indonesia
  20. Iran
  21. Israel
  22. Italy
  23. Japan
  24. Kenya
  25. Lithuania
  26. Malaysia
  27. Mauritius
  28. Mexico
  29. Morocco
  30. Namibia
  31. Netherlands
  32. New Zealand
  33. Nigeria
  34. Peru
  35. Philippines
  36. Portugal
  37. Romania
  38. Russian Federation
  39. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  40. Serbia
  41. Singapore
  42. Spain
  43. Sri Lanka
  44. Taiwan
  45. Uganda
  46. United Kingdom
  47. USA
  48. Venezuela
  49. Hong Kong


I enjoyed co-facilitating with Gladys and Ramesh and interacting with the participants. --Nellie Deutsch 21:27, 8 June 2010 (UTC)

It was a wonderful experience for me to work with Nellie and Gladys and all the participants. --Ramesh Sharma