Oxford Ada Lovelace improveathon 2015

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As part of the Ada Lovelace Bicentenary, the Bodleian Libraries and University of Oxford IT Services are hosting a Wikisource Transcribe-a-thon on Wednesday 14th October 2015, from 2pm to 5pm. Led by Martin Poulter, the Bodleian Libraries' Wikimedian In Residence, this event focused on the quality scale in Wikipedia, and will get participants improving articles related to women in science.

This is a free event. The booking link for members of the University of Oxford is http://courses.it.ox.ac.uk/detail/TWOHC . If you are not a member, email martin.poulter@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

A project page on Wikipedia has more details of the event and the changes made.

Evaluation[edit | edit source]

Except where indicated, 5 = Excellent; 1= Poor

Teaching[edit | edit source]

Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0% - Mean value: 4.33 - Variance: 0.33 - Standard Deviation: 0.58

Learning resources (e.g. notes, slides, videos)[edit | edit source]

Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0% - Mean value: 4.33 - Variance: 0.33 - Standard Deviation: 0.58

Tasks and practical work[edit | edit source]

2 = Too difficult; -2 = Too easy
Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0% - Mean value: 0.00 - Variance: 0.00 - Standard Deviation: 0.00

Organisation on the day[edit | edit source]

Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0% - Mean value: 4.67 - Variance: 0.33 - Standard Deviation: 0.58

Teaching facilities[edit | edit source]

Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0% - Mean value: 4.67 - Variance: 0.33 - Standard Deviation: 0.58

Do you have any comments about the format and length of the workshop?[edit | edit source]

Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0%

  1. format was good, practical and hands-on
  2. Just long enough to publish my first page. Thank you.
  3. Good length - enough time to complete tasks.

What would you have liked more of?[edit | edit source]

Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0%

  1. editing symbols and shortcuts - I am new to editing in Wikipedia (also how to edit/use foreign word symbols)
  2. Nothing
  3. N/a

What would you have liked less of?[edit | edit source]

Answers: 2 of 10 - Return rate: 20.0%

  1. Nothing
  2. N/a

Please give any other comments you have here[edit | edit source]

Answers: 3 of 10 - Return rate: 30.0%

  1. Enlightening - thank you!
  2. Thank you for all 3 days, will be correcting those annoying grammar errors and extra long sentences now. Wikimedia de-mystified!
  3. I really enjoyed this workshop - thank you.