Submissions/Wikipedia and Academia: Experiences from the Campus Ambassadors Program in the US and UK

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Title of the submission
Wikipedia and Academia: Experiences from the Campus Ambassadors Program in the US and UK
Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
Presentation (currently under discussion about making it a panel of multiple ambassadors who are attending).
Author of the submission
Sadads
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Sadads 22:59, 20 February 2011 (UTC)

Country of origin
United States
Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Wikipedia Campus Ambassador, Wikipedia Ambassador Steering Committee member
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
A presentation on the Wikipedia Ambassadors program and its activities throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, its expansibility, esp. beyond English speaking countries, and issues of integrating Wikipedia writing and discussion into Universities and University culture. Also, discussion about the relationship between Ambassadors and other outreach activities, such as student organizations, chapter functions and GLAM. The presentation will focus the function of Ambassadors, the means of employing it effectively on campus and the major difficulties of effectively creating such a program.
Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)
People and Community and Knowledge and Collaboration
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
Depends on if I get the Scholarship, I would love to go, but certainly don't have the money.
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