Getting Trained

If you are new to wikis, do go through some of the links below to get yourself acquainted with some wiki basics.

Session Schedule[edit | edit source]

Introduction to Wikis (15 mins)

What is a wiki, why use a wiki
Pune Wiki main page
Purpose of the Pune Wiki and how it is your wiki anyway

Anatomy of a wiki page (30 mins)

- Name and url to find a page
- Article:organization, purposes, practices
- Categories: Pune, Government wiki existing categories (structure, purpose and performance and sub categories)
- Discussion or talk page
- History
- Watch
- Devnagri

User page (15 mins)

Wikis in Plain English
Typical contents
Registering/ Create a log in, Signing in
User Pages

Create and Edit a Page (30 mins)

Create a page - naming, outlines, contents, preview, saving
Editing a page
- Text: English and Devnagari
- Links (internal to other pages on the wiki, to external sites)
- Tables
- Images
- Google Maps
- Adding or modifying categories
- Reverting to an earlier version


The wiki style of writing (10 mins)

Neutral-point-of-view
Respect for contributions
Inappropriate content
Using the talk pages


Make your own page or edit an existing one 20 mins


Wiki Training Events[edit | edit source]

You might also like to attend a free training event in Pune to get you started.

If you can get a group of your colleagues/ friends/ classmates together, you could ask for a training event which are arranged for by volunteers. Please email <punewiki@gmail.com> stating:

Name
Contact phone number
Group size
Tentative Dates
Preferred Location

Training events took place through August and September 2008 at Seed Infotech Erandwane(See map) and Zensar, Kharadi (See map)

Participants 7 Sept, Sunday training event at Zensar


If you are a Corporate Group[edit | edit source]

If you can arrange a set of internet connected terminals and can make your premises available on a holiday or even a week day, and are interested in hosting a wiki training event, please email punewiki@gmail.com

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