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Wiki Education is hiringEdit

Wiki Education is currently hiring for the role of Wikipedia Expert. Check out the job listing here.Helaine (Wiki Ed) (talk) 19:04, 8 September 2022 (UTC)

Possible computer classEdit

  You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard § Weird raid, or class gone horribly wrong?. wizzito | say hello! 21:24, 14 September 2022 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Wiki Ed/Umiversity of Alabama at Birmingham/Honors Organic Chemistry I (Fall 2022)Edit

seems to contain a typo. Best. -- Deepfriedokra (talk) 08:47, 19 September 2022 (UTC)

Thanks! When these don't get caught until after student editors are already enrolled, we usually just ignore a typo like this, as it fixing it would break a lot of links and is fairly tedious to clean up.--Sage (Wiki Ed) (talk) 16:35, 19 September 2022 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Wiki Ed/Howard University/Black Women and Popular Culture (Fall 2022)Edit

Last year, a course at Howard University on Black Women and Popular Culture resulted in significant off-wiki harassment of an editor due to canvassing from the instructor.[1] [2] As it happens, this same course is running again this year with the same instructor. I was wondering what has been done by WikiEd to address the numerous concerns editors had about the 2021 course, and what steps will be taken to prevent a repeat of that disaster? Chess (talk) (please use {{reply to|Chess}} on reply) 19:23, 21 September 2022 (UTC)

Ian (Wiki Ed) and I have been in close touch with the professor. We both joined her class virtually this week, gave them general guidance, and answered many of their questions. We made sure the students and professor know how to ask us for help going forward, and we will stay in close touch with them over the course of the assignment. We understand the stakes here, and know how important it is that this class project works out well for both the students and Wikipedia.Helaine (Wiki Ed) (talk) 16:35, 22 September 2022 (UTC)