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Course name
LANG 240
Yukon College
Robyn Giffen
Content Expert
Shalor (Wiki Ed)
Language Activism
Course dates
2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC – 2018-04-12 23:59:59 UTC
Approximate number of student editors

This course is about language activism, or applying concepts they have learned previously about language revitalization in real life-situations. In this wikipedia assignment students will be editing articles relating to the Indigenous languages they have been studying and researching this semester.


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Course meetings
Monday, 15 January 2018
Course meetings
Monday, 22 January 2018
Course meetings
Monday, 29 January 2018
Course meetings
Monday, 5 February 2018
In class - Research Your Language

Research the language you want to study. Find academic sources and summarize them in an annotated bibliography (LANG 240 Class Assignment 1). 

Course meetings
Monday, 12 February 2018
Course meetings
Monday, 26 February 2018
Assignment - Evaluate Wikipedia

 It's time to think critically about Wikipedia articles. You'll evaluate a Wikipedia article related to the course and leave suggestions for improving it on the article's Talk page. 

  • Complete the "Evaluating Articles and Sources" training (linked below).
  • Create a section in your sandbox titled "Article evaluation" where you'll leave notes about your observations and learnings. 
  • Choose an article on Wikipedia related to your course to read and evaluate. As you read, consider the following questions (but don't feel limited to these): 
    • Is everything in the article relevant to the article topic? Is there anything that distracted you?
    • Is the article neutral? Are there any claims, or frames, that appear heavily biased toward a particular position?
    • Are there viewpoints that are overrepresented, or underrepresented?
    • Check a few citations. Do the links work? Does the source support the claims in the article?
    • Is each fact referenced with an appropriate, reliable reference? Where does the information come from? Are these neutral sources? If biased, is that bias noted? 
    • Is any information out of date? Is anything missing that could be added?
    • Check out the Talk page of the article. What kinds of conversations, if any, are going on behind the scenes about how to represent this topic? 
    • How is the article rated? Is it a part of any WikiProjects?
    • How does the way Wikipedia discusses this topic differ from the way we've talked about it in class?
  •  Optional: Choose at least 1 question relevant to the article you're evaluating and leave your evaluation on the article's Talk page. Be sure to sign your feedback with four tildes — Northerner+60th (talk) 21:14, 10 March 2018 (UTC). 
Assignment - Choose possible topics
  • Review page 6 of your Editing Wikipedia guidebook.
  • Find the article(s) relevant to the language you are researching. Does the language have it's own page or will you have to revise a page that it is mentioned on? Review the content of the article and check the Talk page to see what other Wikipedians are already contributing. Identify three areas from the article that you could improve. 
  • Finally, present your choices to your instructor for feedback.
Course meetings
Monday, 5 March 2018
Assignment - Finalize your topic and incorporate your sources
  • On the Students tab, assign your chosen topic to yourself.
  • In your sandbox, write a few sentences about what you plan to contribute to the selected article. 
    • Think back to when you did an article critique. What is missing from the article? What is inaccurate or outdated? 
    • Using the sources you found for your annotated bibliography, find information that you can update the article with. 
Course meetings
Monday, 12 March 2018
Assignment - Draft your article

You've picked a topic and found your sources. Now it's time to start writing.

Improving an existing article:

  • Based on the critiques you had of the article, and the research available from your annotated bibligraphy, begin writing what you would add or change to the Wikipedia article. Make notes for improvement in your sandbox. 

Keep reading your sources, too, as you prepare to write the body of the article.

Course meetings
Monday, 19 March 2018
Assignment - Reflective essay

Write a reflective essay (2-3 pages) on your Wikipedia contributions.

Consider the following questions as you reflect on your Wikipedia assignment:

  • Summarizing your contributions: include a summary of your edits and why you felt they were a valuable addition to the article. How does your article compare to earlier versions? 
  • Critiquing articles: What did you learn about Wikipedia during the article evaluation? How did you approach critiquing the article you selected for this assignment? How did you decide what to add to your chosen article? 
  • Wikipedia generally: What did you learn from contributing to Wikipedia? How does a Wikipedia assignment compare to other assignments you've done in the past? How can Wikipedia be used to improve public understanding of our field/your topic? Why is this important? 
Course meetings
Monday, 26 March 2018
Assignment - Begin moving your work to Wikipedia

It's time to move your work to Wikipedia proper - the "mainspace" if you want your bonus mark! 

Editing an existing article:

  • NEVER copy and paste your draft of an article over the entire article. Instead, edit small sections at a time.
  • Copy your edits into the article. Make many small edits, saving each time, and leaving an edit summary. Never replace more than one to two sentences without saving! 
  •  Be sure to copy text from your sandbox while the sandbox page is in 'Edit' mode. This ensures that the formatting is transferred correctly. 

This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers 


BUS 519 Week 6 Assignment 3 Risk Workshop and Risk Register


Due Week 6 and worth 240 points



Note: The assignments are a series of papers that are based on the same case, which is located in the Student Center of the course shell. The assignments are dependent upon one another.



Write an eight to ten (8-10) Risk Workshop and Risk Register Component paper in which you:

1.      Identify the required pre-workshop activities.

2.      Prepare a risk workshop agenda based on Figure B-8, Sample Agenda for a First Risk Assessment / Two – Day Risk Workshop (Appendix B of the Hillson and Simon text). Include suggested time intervals for each activity and justify why each agenda item is relevant for this case.

3.      Determine the top five (5) threats in a risk register following Figure B-11, Sample Simplified Risk Register Format (Appendix B of the Hillson and Simon text). Include information from the case for each threat.

4.      Justify the assignment of probability and impacts for each threat identified in criterion number 3 of this assignment.

5.      Document the top three (3) opportunities in a risk register following Figure B-11, Sample Simplified Risk Register Format (Appendix B of the Hillson and Simon text). Include information from the case for each opportunity.

6.      Justify the assignment of probability and impacts for each opportunity identified in criterion number 5 of this assignment. 

7.      Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

·         Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

·         Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

·         Assess and prioritize risks to the project through an analysis of the active threats and opportunities presented.

·         Apply the Active Threats and Opportunities Management (ATOM) process to ensure a consistent, measurable result of this analysis.

·         Use technology and information resources to research issues in project risk management

·         Write clearly and concisely about project risk management using proper writing mechanics.

 Click here to view the grading rubric

XanEdu Case Pack: BUS519 Project Risk Management

Assignments in this course are based on a case chosen by your instructor.  Click on the link above to access the case pack. 

Your instructor will let you know which case to use. (Trouble accessing? Check Student Center for Detailed Instructions on XanEdu)