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Promoting Reading for Pleasure Webinar

This webinar explores the benefits of book reading for children with Dr Sarah McGeown, and how teachers can create contexts in the class, school and home to encourage and inspire children to choose…

From  Sarah McGeown on July 31st, 2020 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Part 3: L&T 2020 Critical approaches to hidden curriculum with hybrid learning

Part 3: Critical features of the hybrid design Conference session recording (Collaborate), Edinburgh University Learning and Teaching Conference 2020. 'Critical approaches to the hidden…

From  Nicola Moran on June 29th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Murchison House - student facilities

A one minute overview of student resources & facilities at Murchison House, King's Buildings.

From  Kenneth Bell on February 3rd, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019: Enhancing Awareness to the Gender Gap through EDUWiki

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program This Panel will explore how diversity and specifically the Gender Gap could be addressed in EDUWiki initiatives around the world.We will also discuss…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

How to create multiple sandboxes/personal draft spaces on Wikipedia

A sandbox is where you draft content before it goes into the Wikipedia live space. Wikipedia is always going to be a work in progress but it is best practice to draft content in your personal…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 32 plays 0  

How to copy drafted text from one sandbox to another for a group editing assignment

This video demonstrates first how to copy drafted text from one Wikipedia sandbox (one editor's personal draft space) to another user's sandbox i.e. so that a page can be pieced together…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - Wikimedian in Residence Ewan McAndrew at #altc - Sessions A-063, A-168, A-174

For more details about this and other conference session visit https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2019/programme Session DescriptionWorking with Wikipedia in the curriculum helps students to “think…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 4th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Sports Union - Paul Duffy

An overview of the Edinburgh University Sports Union from Paul Duffy. President of the Sports Union 2018/19. March 2019.

From  Colin McLean on March 28th, 2019 0 likes 239 plays 0  

Adult Returners - Developing Additional Skill Base - Neil Speirs

Dr Neil Speirs discusses the value of getting involved in extra curricular activities for adult returner students. March 2019

From  Colin McLean on March 28th, 2019 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Teaching and Learning - the Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh

The Wikimedia residency at the University of Edinburgh has been shortlisted for the 2019 LILAC Information Literacy Awards. The CILIP Information Literacy Group is proud to offer an award for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 25th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Epistemology, Ethics and Mind online masters: Graduates reflect on their experience

Francis from Aberdeen and Justina from the USA, reflect on what it's been like to study the online MSc in Epistemology, Ethics and Mind with the University. Join our online community:…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 277 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Simon Riley and Richard Smith on the Reproductive Biology Wikipedia assignment

Dr. Simon Riley and Dr. Richard Smith of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health were interviewed in March 2018 about the Wikipedia research assignment Senior Honours students on the Reproductive…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Stories of Student Empowerment - a compilation of student feedback on the Wikimedia residency

Stories of Student Empowerment - a compilation of student feedback on the Wikimedia residency. This video was recorded in March 2018 and features contributions from: Jemima John - Law undergraduate…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 18th, 2018 0 likes 99 plays 0  

Wikipedia and Law - Interview with Law undergraduate student, Jemima John

Jemima John, undergraduate student at the University of Edinburgh's School of Law, was interviewed in March 2018 on the crossover between Wikipedia and the study of law and her motivation for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 18th, 2018 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Wikipedia and Information Literacy - Academic Support Librarian Ruth Jenkins

Ruth Jenkins, Academic Support Librarian at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, discusses the Wikipedia research assignment on the Reproductive Biology Honours programme and her own evolving…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 17th, 2018 0 likes 64 plays 0