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#OER18 Session: Student & Community OER Co-Creation - Charlie Farley, University of Edinburgh

This paper by Charlie Farley at the OER18 Conference explored an innovative 4th year undergraduate Geoscience Outreach course at the University of Edinburgh, which provided students with the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 30th, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Wikipedia's new Content Translation tool in a nutshell - Translating from 1 language Wikipedia to another.

Wikipedia's new Content Translation tool is a Beta feature one can switch on in the preferences menu when logged into your Wikipedia account. This tool allows the user to bring up an existing…

From  Ewan McAndrew on June 21st, 2017 0 likes 98 plays 0  

Histropedia - the Timeline of Everything

Histropedia: “The power of data visualisation combined with free knowledge.” Histropedia is a website developed by Navino Evans and Sean McBirnie that visualises different events in the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 10th, 2017 0 likes 101 plays 0  

The Distance Travelled: Reflections on open education policy in the UK since the Cape Town Declaration

Timeslot: Wed, Apr 5 2017, 1:30pm – 2:50pm at the 2017 Open Education Resources Conference in London. Authors: Lorna CampbellDescription Ten years ago the Cape Town Declaration[1] laid the…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Communicating “Open” - Nicole Allen at OER17

Timeslot: Wed, Apr 5 2017, 11:20am – 12:40pm at the Open Educational Resources Conference 2017.Authors: Nicole Allen (SPARC) Description: Effective communication is an important tool for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Lecture recording: what does it mean to be open? - Jane Secker at OER17

Timeslot: Wed, Apr 5 2017, 11:20am – 12:40pm at the 2017 Open Educational Resources Conference in London. Authors: Jane Secker, and Chris Morrison Description With an increasing call for open…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Citation Needed: Digital Provenance in the era of Post-Truth Politics

Timeslot: Thu, Apr 6 2017, 11:40am – 12:40pm at the Open Educational Resources Conference 2017 (OER17) in London on Thursday 6th April 2017. Authors: Ewan McAndrew, and Martin Poulter …

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

OER17 Keynote: Maha Bali - Hiding in the Open

Keynote address by Maha Bali at OER17: The Politics of Open. Join the conversation https://oer17.oerconf.org/sessions/keynote-maha-bali/ Website: http://blog.mahabali.me Bio: Maha Bali is…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Wikipedia assignment in Reproductive Biology - reflections from students and course leaders

Dr. Chris Harlow (Programme Organiser, Reproductive Biology Honours) has run a Wikipedia research assignment for Hons. students for the last two years. Students researched a term related to…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 2nd, 2017 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Reflections on Wikipedia assignments at the University of Edinburgh

Compilation of interview feedback from students and course leaders who have taken part in Wikipedia in the Classroom assignments at the University of Edinburgh including: Dr. Alex Chow - Lecturer in…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 2nd, 2017 0 likes 81 plays 0