Submissions/Motivation to edit wikipedia

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This is an Open submission for Wikimania 2017 that has not yet been reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

Submission no. 2102 - C6
Title of the submission
Motivation to edit Wikipedia
Type of submission (lecture, discussion, tutorial, workshop)
Author of the submission
Mounir Touzri
E-mail address
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia TN user group
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
Motivation is a theoretical construct used to explain behaviour. It gives the reasons for people's actions[1] the question is why people action to edit Wikipedia ?, As part of this presentation we will present the reasons and the motivations of actives users to edit, and we will take some examples and experiences, We will also talk about the needs of a publisher to be an active contributor on wikipedia.
  • WikiCulture & Community
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
25 minutes
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  1. en Wikipedia Motivation