3 case studies of Wikipedia in the Curriculum at University of Edinburgh
From Ewan McAndrew
During the event there will be THREE lightning talk presentations followed by a brief Q&A.
Line-up of speakers
Welcome : presented by Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at University of Edinburgh, and Lorna Campbell, OER Service at University of Edinburgh.
Case Study 1: Reproductive Biology BSc undergraduate course programme - Dr. Agnes Stefansdottir , University of Edinburgh, introduces the Wikipedia group project where Honours students learn important digital research skills and are motivated to communicate their scholarship to improve global understanding of reproductive health topics.
Case Study 2: History of Art undergraduate course programme - Dr. Glaire Anderson introduces the 'Art in the Age of the Great Caliphs' Wikipedia project where students evaluate and improve topic coverage of Islamic art and science on Wikipedia.
Case Study 3: Global Health Challenges Pg Online programme - Dr. Evelyn Balsells, University of Edinburgh, introduces the online group assignment where Masters students evaluate and improve topic coverage of natural and manmade disasters