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Spark 1 (Torres)

Flesh & Bone: Forensic Science

Outline

Welcome!

  • Our primary goal for today is to engage in basic editing on the Wikipedia platform.
  • You will be adding content to your selected article related to a forensic sub-speciality.

PART I: Review (5 min.)

  • Wikipedia pages

PART II: Dashboard Access & Set-Up (10 min.)

  • Log in
  • Assign an Article

PART III: Demo Edits to Wikipedia (20 min.)

  • Edits to our User Pages (Sara + all)
  • Edits to a Talk Page (Sara)
  • Edits to a Live Wikipedia Articles (Sara)

PART IV: Edit Wikipedia (1 hour)

  • Make edits to your selected Wikipedia articles.
  • Ask questions of librarians.

PART V: Feedback (10 min.)

  • Thoughts on using the Wikipedia platform? Easy? Challenging?
  • Have any of your edits been changed?
  • What do you still have to do?

Prepared Edits (Sara)

Salmon Arm Wikipedia article

Edit #1

EXISTING TEXT: Salmon Arm has a campus of Okanagan College that offers many programs in a wide range of fields.

SARA'S REVISION: Salmon Arm is one of four Okanagan College campuses https://www.okanagan.bc.ca/#menu-24; it offers a range of academic and vocational programs. https://www.okanagan.bc.ca/campuses/salmon-arm-campus

Edit #2

EXISTING TEXT: There is also the annual Shuswap International Writers' Festival which takes place in May.[citation needed]

SARA'S REVISION: There is also an annual Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival organized by the Shuswap Association of Writers (SAW). https://wordonthelakewritersfestival.com/saw/ For 17 years it was held at the Prestige Inn in Salmon Arm though its 2022 venue will be located in Sorrento. https://wordonthelakewritersfestival.com/venue/