[Wiki Loves Monuments] New Program Evaluation report: Wiki Loves Monuments
rupert.thurner at gmail.com
Sat Jan 25 12:45:48 UTC 2014
thanks for this report. and asaf, very true, this is quite impressing and a
pleasure to see. even if i would love to see how you calculated this :)
more strange to my ears is that 20'000 images would be used on the sites,
presented without a reference. lianna, where did you get that number from?
On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 3:12 AM, Asaf Bartov <abartov at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Thanks! The most interesting datum I've noticed so far is the rate of
> active editor (5+ edits/month) retention among new contributors after six
> months, which is about 0.4%.
> That (along with the easy-to-measure and already known sheer quanities of
> photos generated) seems to me to be the most robust number to use in
> evaluating WLM (and comparable) funding requests. 0.4% may be considered
> worthwhile or not enough, depending on local contexts, so I'm not drawing a
> universal conclusion from it, just noting it.
> (just thinking out loud here.)
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks! Great to see this summary.
>> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM, LiAnna Davis <ldavis at wikimedia.org>wrote:
>>> (please excuse cross-posting)
>>> Hi everyone!
>>> I posted the latest in the string of program evaluation reports on Meta
>>> today, on Wiki Loves Monuments:
>>> Highlights of the report include:
>>> * About 17% of the images uploaded through Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 are
>>> in use on our projects.
>>> * The majority of Wiki Loves Monuments participants are new users;
>>> however, the survival rate of new users is low (1.7% of the 2012
>>> participants made at least one edit and 1.4% uploaded at least one new file
>>> to Commons six months after the event).
>>> * Half of the existing editors who participated in Wiki Loves Monuments
>>> 2012 also participated in Wiki Loves Monuments 2013, with new users making
>>> up for the other half.
>>> * The global Wiki Loves Monuments organizing team helps support Wiki
>>> Loves Monuments organizers around the world, providing replication
>>> opportunities via direct support. This makes it easier for someone to
>>> organize their own Wiki Loves Monuments contest.
>>> Questions are welcomed and encouraged on the talk page.
>>> On behalf of the Program Evaluation team,
>>> LiAnna Davis
>>> Wikipedia Education Program
>>> Wikimedia Foundation
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>>> WikiLovesMonuments at lists.wikimedia.org
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