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PEERAGOGY - HOWARD RHEINGOLD ON COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

A quick overview of paragogy, or, as virtual community pioneer Howard Rheingold calls it, 'peeragogy'.Rheingold refers to an ongoing peer produced book, the Peeragogy Handbook (2016+) The…

From  Neil Mulholland on September 17th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Wiki Loves Monuments

Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo competition which takes part throughout the month of September every year, and is supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. The aim is to crowdsource as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

How to use an image from Wikimedia Commons on Wikipedia.

Images are an important part of bringing a Wikipedia page to life. This video talks you through how to add an image to a Wikipedia article from Wikimedia Commons.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

How to upload an image onto Wikimedia Commons.

Images are an important part of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. This video explains how to upload an image onto Wikimedia Commons, an online repository of free to use media and images.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Professional skills for GAFS (1) - Week 2- Intro to Powerpoint

Professional Skills for Global Agri-Food Scientists 1. This is the Introduction to Powerpoint lecture. You should come to the discussion boards on the Professional Skills Learn course for more…

From  Jill MacKay on September 1st, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019: Public Domain Awareness Project

Public Domain Awareness Project: enhancing use of CC’s Public Domain tools to serve the needs of GLAM institutions and reusers https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Where open and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) converge

Ryan Merkley CEO, Creative Commons How a radically open approach will let us move more quickly, with greater innovation, towards a more equitable result.

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Will it bite me? Media, licensing, and online teaching environments 3: OER & Creative Commons

Part 3 of a series of four videos covering content provide in the 'Will it bite me?' information session to provide teaching staff with the information and tools to use copyright and…

From  Stephanie Farley on March 5th, 2019 0 likes 131 plays

Dr Torgny Roxå

Strong and weak ties – changing teaching cultures in higher education in programme Torgny Roxå Lund University, Sweden Learning & Teaching Conference 2018

From  Ileana Iacobescu on July 11th, 2018 0 likes 112 plays 0  

How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version

How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version 2018 tutorial including how to navigate your way round a page.

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons - Sandra Fauconnier at WikidataCon 2017

Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons: what's coming, and how to be involved. Sandra Fauconnier sfauconnier@wikimedia.org The Wikimedia Foundation and WMDE are currently working to integrate…

From  Ewan McAndrew on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Preparing for lecture recording: OER

This recording is from the training sessions for Media Hopper Replay and focuses on open educational resources, openly licensed digital resources for use as teaching materials and in recorded…

From  Stephanie Farley on October 30th, 2017 0 likes 91 plays 0  

Import books from Internet Archive to Wikisource

Wikisource volunteer, Sam Wilson, demonstrates how to import texts from the Internet Archive on to Wikisource, Wikimedia's hyperlinked free digital library. Using the IA Upload tool to get a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 25th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Using Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons and Stuctured Commons: what changes are coming?

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, Wikidata sessions, morning New Frontier: Using Wikidata on Commons Author of the submission: Jarek Tuszynski aka Jarekt In May 2016, a longstanding feature of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0