The purpose of Learning4Content
|Tell me and I'll forget, show me and I may not remember, involve me, and I'll understand.
The Learning4Content project is inspired by this meaningful native North American proverb. We are building capacity among teachers/educators to develop free content for learning, and prioritize wiki skills training in developing countries.
The Learning4Content project is likely the world's largest attempt to develop wiki skills for education. Launched in January 2008, by 30 June 2009 WikiEducator had facilitated 86 workshops training 3,001 educators from 113 different countries.
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Get involved ...
|There are many ways to get involved with the Learning4Content initiative:
- share your wiki knowledge and become a facilitator;
- help to organise a L4C workshop for your country;
- sign up for free training as a participant and share your knowledge by developing one lesson of free content;
- ask your employer/institution to sponsor a L4C Workshop - by contributing access to a computer laboratory for the training
- contribute financially so that we can organise more training workshops;
- Donate time and run your own wiki skills workshops in your local community;
- spread the word and tell your friends, colleagues and employers about the Learning4Content project.
- connect to us through our WikiEducator Facebook Group page
Blog reflections posted by L4C participants
In the news
Next Learning4Content workshop
The current online training workshop EL4C55 - WikiEducator Free Learning4Content Workshop "Learning Wiki Skills" is being held from January 22 - 31, 2014.
Registrations for Current eL4C55 workshop are now closed. You are most welcome to join our future workshops!
Please keep looking at this space for more announcements.
WikiEducator publishes its report on the world's largest wiki training initiative in education: Learning4Content - The first 18 months (Download 1.7 MB)
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation award the OER Foundation $200 000 for WikiEducator's Learning4Content project to continue our work in building wiki editing skills for education and to improve content interoperability between Mediawiki and Connexions
| Latest posts from our L4C list
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Reaching our targets
|Report: Learning4Content - The first 18 months - Download 1.7 MB
Featured L4C Graduate
| L4C Vital Statistics- 30 June 2010
| No. of online workshops
|| 55 (as of Jan 2014)
| No. of face-to-face workshops
| Participants registered
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. -- Mark Twain
WikiEducator is just what I needed, and I joined up, assigning all my copyrighted material under a CC-BY-SA license
My name is Phil Bartle and I live in Victoria, British Columbia, in Western Canada.
I spent most of my adult life in Africa and Asia as an aid worker. Randy and Wayne came along and introduced me to WikiEducator and its principles and aims. It is just what I needed, and I joined up, assigning all my copyrighted material under a CC-BY-SA license so that others could use it and run with it. With a few of my volunteers, I am preparing material in four languages, English, Portuguese, French and Spanish (the most common in developing countries). This is the answer. Read more ...