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Spark 1 (Torres)

Flesh & Bone: Forensic Science



  • 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; it offers a range of academic and vocational programs.

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). For 17 years it was held at the Prestige Inn in Salmon Arm though its 2022 venue will be located in Sorrento.