College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) Students to Contribute to Wikipedia

COEP's 800 students will contribute to Wikipedia as part of the first semester of their B. Tech. degree course, #-Link-Snipped-#.

The program includes students from the computer, electrical, electronics and telecom, mechanical, and production engineering fields, as well as from infotech and mathematics.

They will work under the guidance of professors at the college as they make their contributions to pages on Wikipedia related to their respective fields of study.

In a briefing to the press on Wednesday, the institute’s director Anil Sahasrabudhe revealed that the students would be marked
for the end-of-semester internal examinations on the articles they contribute to the user-generated encyclopedia. Both faculties and students will receive training from Wikipedia staff before the commencement of the program.

Via The Next Web


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