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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 1 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 6 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 8 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 3 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 15 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 183 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  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Interview with Dr. Alex Chow (World Christianity MTh/MSc programme) - abridged

An interview with Dr. Alexander Chow, Lecturer in Theology and World Christianity at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. In Autumn 2016, Dr. Chow ran a Wikipedia literature review…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 90 plays 0  

World Christianity MSc students on the Wikipedia literature review assignment.

In Autumn 2016, Wikimedian in Residence, Ewan McAndrew, supported Dr. Alexander Chow (Course Manager) integrate a Wikipedia literature review assignment into the postgraduate module: Selected…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Interview with World Christianity MSc students Lucy Schouten and Nuam Hatzaw

In Autumn 2016, Wikimedian in Residence, Ewan McAndrew, supported Dr. Alexander Chow (Course Manager) integrate a Wikipedia literature review assignment into the postgraduate module: Selected Themes…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 83 plays 0