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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 22 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 96 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 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 74 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Mark Bradshaw, Translation Studies MSc

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Mark Bradshaw, Translation Studies MSc, was interviewed in March 2018 about his experience translating Wikipedia high quality articles from Spanish Wikipedia to English…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme, was interviewed in March 2018 about her experiences researching and writing Wikipedia articles on…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 17 plays 0  

10 - From Blank Page to Electronic Labbook

From Blank Page to Electronic Labbook Turning the University Wiki Into an Electronic Lab Notebook Eilidh Troup Tomasz Zielinski

From  Ileana Iacobescu on December 1st, 2017 1 likes 76 plays 1  

Word Count tool - counting the prose text in a Wikipedia article

This script, developed by Dr. Alex Chow at the School of Divinity, adds a Word count to the list of tools normally found on the left of the Wikipedia screen. The script produces an output of the word…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 10th, 2017 0 likes 173 plays 0  

Wikipedia Translation assignment - Published articles with a permanent link

In Autumn 2016, twenty-eight Translation MSc students at the University of Edinburgh selected a 4000 word Wikipedia article in one language and translated it into a different language Wikipedia as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 52 plays 0  

The Wikimedia Residency at the University of Edinburgh

In January 2016, the University of Edinburgh employed a Wikimedian in Residence. The remit was to raise awareness of Wikipedia and its sister projects. To design and deliver digital skills…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 5th, 2017 1 likes 123 plays 0  

The Programs and Events Dashboard - a staging area to manage Wikipedia assignments and events

The dashboard helps manage online and offline programs, including editathons, workshops, and education course, and is being designed to work in any language or Wikimedia project. In the dashboard,…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 4th, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Building Bridges Not Walls - Wikipedia's new Content Translation tool

Wikimedia’s mission is to be ‘the sum of all human knowledge’. That Wikipedia has amassed over 43 million articles in over 295 languages in its short existence is quite incredible…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0  

How easy is Wikipedia's new Visual Editor to use? - 5 min walkthrough

Previously, to edit Wikipedia you needed to learn HTML markup. Wikipedia's new Visual Editor interface means editing Wikipedia is much more akin to Wordpress blogging or using Microsoft Word…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 14th, 2017 0 likes 176 plays 0  

Wikimedia UK Vs Fake News

Wikimedia UK is encouraging educators to use Wikipedia in the classroom to teach students how to verify sources and analyse information. This video is available under the Creative Commons…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 11th, 2017 0 likes 17 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 80 plays 0