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Wikipedia at the University of Edinburgh

An introduction to Wikipedia at the University of Edinburgh. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 27th, 2021 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Celebrating the Wikipedia Education Program

SpeakersWikipedia & Education User Group Board:LiAnna Davis Susanna Mkrtchyan Ziko van Dijk Filip Maljković João Alexandre Peschanski AbstractThe history of the Wikimedia movement is…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 16th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

How Wiki Education Foundation promotes knowledge equity

SpeakersFrank Schulenburg LiAnna Davis Ian Ramjohn Jami Mathewson Will Kent AbstractSince 2010, the team behind the Wiki Education Foundation has been supporting university students in the United…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 16th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Curriculum in 'the new normal': Student-led activism promoting knowledge equity and SDG4.

Presentation by Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh, for the Open Education Resources Conference 2021. 21-22 April 2021 Wikipedia in the Classroom in the new…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 23rd, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

How to edit Wikipedia - a 1 hour tutorial

Editing Wikipedia has never been easier using the new Visual Editor interface which makes editing Wikipedia as easy as using Microsoft Word or Wordpress blogs. This 1 hour workshop is aimed…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 21 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 7 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 83 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 38 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  

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 58 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 20 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 220 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 40 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 88 plays 0