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Give new editors feedback about the number of pageviews articles they work on get
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with PageViews API it is now easier to give feedback to new / student editors.

page views were found to motivate editors to continue editing
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Newsletter/2012/August#Substantive_and_non-substantive_contributors_show_different_motivation_and_expertise
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Newsletter/2013/November#What_drives_people_to_contribute_to_Wikipedia.3F_Experiment_suggests_reciprocity_and_social_image_motivations

feedback could be by either talk page message or email (if enabled)
feedback could be opt in / default for education course groups and editathon participants

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Probably would make most sense as an Echo feature (assuming it's implemented within MediaWiki). Although not sure how you would opt in specific people to that.

Tgr renamed this task from Pageview editor feedback to Give new editors feedback about the number of pageviews their articles get.Feb 21 2016, 3:43 AM
TheDJ renamed this task from Give new editors feedback about the number of pageviews their articles get to Give new editors feedback about the number of pageviews articles they work on get.Feb 21 2016, 3:23 PM
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Changed the title, as 'their' could encourage WP:OWN.

it could work as echo or bot message to user talk or email
opt in via education sign up or event signup

I agree that especially as an initial testing ground, the education extension students might be a very good test group. I suggest to draft a more thorough plan about:

1: who to notify
2: when to notify
3: how often to notify

So that we can distill the required configuration/settings, to make that so.

Note that I have left some personal ideas on encouragement notifications in T126820: Consider providing a mechanism to prompt users to congratulate other users for reaching milestones, which could have some minor overlap for this type of notification as well..

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