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Translation Studies MSc - Wikipedia project

Summary of the Translation Studies MSc Wikipedia project with best practice advice. Link to assignment page:…

From  Karen Howie on November 5th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Korean Studies MSc workshop

22nd October workshop for the Korean Studies MSc looking at how information is created, curated and disseminated online and how Korean Studies MSc students can improve global understanding of their…

From  Karen Howie on November 3rd, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Teaching with Wikipedia - a practical 'how to' guide.

This online session is for any course leaders interested in learning more about Wikipedia Education assignments. The workshop showcases best practice derived from working with over a dozen course…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Wikimedia in Education UK Summit // Summary

Wikimedia UK in partnership with Coventry University held an event on Wikimedia for educators. This one-day event explored the potential of editing Wikipedia (and other Wikimedia platforms) for…

From  Ewan McAndrew on July 31st, 2020 0 likes 1 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 44 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 35 plays 0  

How to edit existing pages on Wikipedia the right way.

This video demonstrates how you should edit existing pages on Wikipedia the correct way. i.e. being logged in using a Wikipedia account and adding an 'In use' template if you are doing…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 28 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 7 plays 0  

And finally... what's your favourite Wikipedia article?

Staff and students at the University of Edinburgh were interviewed in March 2018 about their experiences with Wikipedia. As a final question, they were all asked what their favourite Wikipedia…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 23 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 53 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 31 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 103 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 21 plays 0  

Wikipedia and Chemistry - Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery

Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery at the University of Edinburgh's School of Chemistry. Under discussion, Wikipedia's relationship with the study of chemistry and Ada…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 118 plays 0