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Eight Months of APS
      Wikipedia Initiative


Rosta Farzan & Robert Kraut

Human Computer Interaction Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
Outline


     History   of the APS Wikipedia Initiative
     Evidence that the Initiative has been
      successful
      –   Got psychologists & students involved
      –   Improved many psychology articles
     Some    problems
     Some    solutions


                                                  2
Wikipedia is the number one source for
general public

     Google search for most psychological concepts
     returns the link to Wikipedia article within the
     first few results




                                                        3
Google searches




                  4
Yet many Wikipedia articles on psychology
were impoverished or out of date


                                  t ub ent
                              A S ont
                                 oc
                             ly n
                     ir t ual rds
                  •V        wo ences
                   • 350 ef er
                      •N   or




                                             5
APS call to fix the problem




                              6
APSWI initiative participation has been
growing ~12% per month




     1,438 psychologists and their students have joined and
     contributed to 1,284 (~18%) of psychology articles in
     Wikipedia

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How to evaluate success


     Comparison   of initiative members vs. others
      who are editing psychology articles

     Comparison     of psychology articles vs. other
      scientific disciplines




                                                        9
Initiative editors work harder


   2,066 new non-initiative editors since Sep 1,
    2011 edited psychology articles
   720 initiative editors
      –   Add more content
      –   Add better content (i.e. longer lived)

                                 APSWI editors   Non-APSWI
                                                 editors
  Words per editor                    395             296
  % high quality contributions       73.8%           60.3%

                                                             10
APSWI newcomers did high quality
work
     In 74% of articles, over 50% of work survived
     Better survival than edits in Wikiproject: Psychology,
      Sociology or Neuroscience




                                                               11
35 faculty engaged their classes in
writing Wikipedia articles
        35 classes with 676 students joined the initiative in
         Fall 2011 and Spring 2012
        Students edited 601 articles adding 173,185 words
        Edits are as good as non-classroom participation




                                                                 12
Students found Wikipedia assignment
effective in their learning

   Topic of the article
    they edited

   Norms and culture of
    Wikipedia community

   Technical aspects of
    Wikipedia

      Motivational benefits come from authentic writing
               experiences seen by thousands
                                                          13
Initiative has been successful
on many measures

Still lots of challenges




                                 14
Wikipedia editing can be hard


    Need to learn
      –   Domain Technology
      –   Culture


    Students received the most feedback from their
    professor, and less from other students or
    Wikipedia community



                                                     15
Feedback from other Wikipedians can
be helpful




    But established Wikipedia editors can be hostile
                                                       16
Reverting content

I have been working on my project over vacation and I tried to put up all of
my edits on the wikipedia website. I have been trying to get the website to
work for over three hours and I asked a friend who is good with computers
to help me. Neither one of us can make the project work. When we go
into the history it shows that everything I am trying to post is getting
reverted or removed by other people. I do not know what to do. If you
can please email me back so I know what to do. Thank you for your help.

When I try to post my edits to the wikipedia page they dont go on at
all it just tells me that it is rejected. I also am unable to enter my
references. Nothing will work for me. I followed the step by step directions
on how to edit that you sent us the link for and it still wont work. Thank you
for your understanding. I have been working really hard on this project and
I dont want my difficulties with Wikipedia to affect my grade. If you have
any other suggestions please let me know. Thank you.

                                                                                 17
Email: Deleted articles and
 urgent request for help



… a user has flagged an article for deletion of one of
my students, without much specific content about the
reasons for deletion, but more of vague and general
rants about her “bitterness”, “frustration”, and
“annoyance”. She has gone on to make personal
attacks on me and to make broad and overly
negative comments about the students’ work. My
students are understandably upset by this, and I feel
bad about exposing them to this kind of thing. …
                                                         18
Nasty or unhelpful feedback




•   Harassed students about
    •   General notability guidelines
    •   Using primary (i.e. peer-reviewed) sources
                                                     19
Solutions

Students mentoring each other
Wikipedia Ambassador program, but no they
typically don’t have domain expertise
We invited 14 students from Fall 2011 who
presented high level of success to mentor students in
Spring 2012 classes
6 students agreed to participate and actively
participated


                                                        20
Mentors and students communications


 Hi Alyssa, I am having some troubles uploading pictures to my wikipedia page or
 even my sandbox. Any tips? Thanks for your help, Moriah


Hi Moriah, Here is the Wikipedia page on uploading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Uploading_images It looks like you were
successful in uploading a few images to your sandbox. Are you still having
trouble? Also, please remember to use only images that are fair use or free
license.




                                                                                   21
APSWI Portal

 Support psychologists to find psychology articles in
  need of work
 Support   faculty who use Wikipedia in classroom
 Support  students by providing tutorials and
  information about activities of their classmates
Stop by our Wikipedia booth (102) to learn more

Demo sessions:
Friday: 12:00-12:30 and 4:00-4:30
Saturday: 1:00-1:30 and 4:00-4:30
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Recruiting and Engaging Psychologists to the APS Wikipedia Initiative

  • 1. Eight Months of APS Wikipedia Initiative Rosta Farzan & Robert Kraut Human Computer Interaction Institute Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2. Outline  History of the APS Wikipedia Initiative  Evidence that the Initiative has been successful – Got psychologists & students involved – Improved many psychology articles  Some problems  Some solutions 2
  • 3. Wikipedia is the number one source for general public Google search for most psychological concepts returns the link to Wikipedia article within the first few results 3
  • 5. Yet many Wikipedia articles on psychology were impoverished or out of date t ub ent A S ont oc ly n ir t ual rds •V wo ences • 350 ef er •N or 5
  • 6. APS call to fix the problem 6
  • 7. APSWI initiative participation has been growing ~12% per month 1,438 psychologists and their students have joined and contributed to 1,284 (~18%) of psychology articles in Wikipedia 7
  • 8. w • Ne i o l b heory • Originao i th t s w from i e th b pag ated 7 e wi theory ag ith • 2 ar 2 •1 p w s ep ions: 69 ixed s: 7 ct ,6 m n • Se ds: 5 •S ectio 831 or s: 1 5 : ords 0 •W e ag nce s: s : 3 18 •W • Im e s: re k •I mag nces: 5 •R efe nal lin • Ref ere s: 7 ter na l link • Ex 8 •E xter
  • 9. How to evaluate success  Comparison of initiative members vs. others who are editing psychology articles  Comparison of psychology articles vs. other scientific disciplines 9
  • 10. Initiative editors work harder  2,066 new non-initiative editors since Sep 1, 2011 edited psychology articles  720 initiative editors – Add more content – Add better content (i.e. longer lived) APSWI editors Non-APSWI editors Words per editor 395 296 % high quality contributions 73.8% 60.3% 10
  • 11. APSWI newcomers did high quality work  In 74% of articles, over 50% of work survived  Better survival than edits in Wikiproject: Psychology, Sociology or Neuroscience 11
  • 12. 35 faculty engaged their classes in writing Wikipedia articles  35 classes with 676 students joined the initiative in Fall 2011 and Spring 2012  Students edited 601 articles adding 173,185 words  Edits are as good as non-classroom participation 12
  • 13. Students found Wikipedia assignment effective in their learning  Topic of the article they edited  Norms and culture of Wikipedia community  Technical aspects of Wikipedia Motivational benefits come from authentic writing experiences seen by thousands 13
  • 14. Initiative has been successful on many measures Still lots of challenges 14
  • 15. Wikipedia editing can be hard Need to learn – Domain Technology – Culture Students received the most feedback from their professor, and less from other students or Wikipedia community 15
  • 16. Feedback from other Wikipedians can be helpful But established Wikipedia editors can be hostile 16
  • 17. Reverting content I have been working on my project over vacation and I tried to put up all of my edits on the wikipedia website. I have been trying to get the website to work for over three hours and I asked a friend who is good with computers to help me. Neither one of us can make the project work. When we go into the history it shows that everything I am trying to post is getting reverted or removed by other people. I do not know what to do. If you can please email me back so I know what to do. Thank you for your help. When I try to post my edits to the wikipedia page they dont go on at all it just tells me that it is rejected. I also am unable to enter my references. Nothing will work for me. I followed the step by step directions on how to edit that you sent us the link for and it still wont work. Thank you for your understanding. I have been working really hard on this project and I dont want my difficulties with Wikipedia to affect my grade. If you have any other suggestions please let me know. Thank you. 17
  • 18. Email: Deleted articles and urgent request for help … a user has flagged an article for deletion of one of my students, without much specific content about the reasons for deletion, but more of vague and general rants about her “bitterness”, “frustration”, and “annoyance”. She has gone on to make personal attacks on me and to make broad and overly negative comments about the students’ work. My students are understandably upset by this, and I feel bad about exposing them to this kind of thing. … 18
  • 19. Nasty or unhelpful feedback • Harassed students about • General notability guidelines • Using primary (i.e. peer-reviewed) sources 19
  • 20. Solutions Students mentoring each other Wikipedia Ambassador program, but no they typically don’t have domain expertise We invited 14 students from Fall 2011 who presented high level of success to mentor students in Spring 2012 classes 6 students agreed to participate and actively participated 20
  • 21. Mentors and students communications Hi Alyssa, I am having some troubles uploading pictures to my wikipedia page or even my sandbox. Any tips? Thanks for your help, Moriah Hi Moriah, Here is the Wikipedia page on uploading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Uploading_images It looks like you were successful in uploading a few images to your sandbox. Are you still having trouble? Also, please remember to use only images that are fair use or free license. 21
  • 22. APSWI Portal  Support psychologists to find psychology articles in need of work  Support faculty who use Wikipedia in classroom  Support students by providing tutorials and information about activities of their classmates Stop by our Wikipedia booth (102) to learn more Demo sessions: Friday: 12:00-12:30 and 4:00-4:30 Saturday: 1:00-1:30 and 4:00-4:30 22

Hinweis der Redaktion

  1. 50% of ~5,000 psychology articles not evaluated 83% of ~2,500 evaluated articles were rated “C” or below
  2. CMU involvement: * Helped draft original plan to create the initiative * Created software tools to help psychology identify articles, learn about Wikipedia * Some preliminary evaluations about what is successful
  3. 720 members have made at least one edit ( 327 PhDs and 1,077 students)
  4. Geert Hofstede , theory about cross-cultural psychology
  5. High quality == 50% of edits remaining
  6. On average, articles went through 7 revision by ASPWI members and 37 revisions by others