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.
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: (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
Reaching our targets
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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
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. -- Albert Einstein
WikiEducator offers itself: sharing the most precious gift, freedom …
My name is Gladys Gahona, I am a Mexican private teacher.
After trying and comparing various wikis, I realize Mediawiki (open source software) is the most powerful wiki platform, once authors overcome the challenge of learning the wiki markup. In my opinion, this is one of the most important reasons for taking a L4C free wiki skills workshop. As soon as I was certified as a skilled educator-author, I started adding educational content to WikiEducator, making wonderful friendships at the same time, assisting and being assisted by educators from all over the world. Read more ...