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Neuroscience - improving topic coverage on Wikipedia on the Edinburgh Award 2023/2024

This is an Edinburgh Award presentation for Digital Volunteering with Wikipedia 2023/2024 - an extracurricular project of 55-80 hours at the University of Edinburgh.

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Final steps - Effective Digital Content

This three minute video sums up everything that's been covered in the Effective Digital Content course.

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Introduction to Effective Digital Content

The first video of the Effective Digital Content course. Image credits:Checkout image via Hamish on Flickr CC-BY-ND 2.0 All other images are taken from the further videos in the course and are…

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Chunking your content - Effective Digital Content

This three and a half minute video explains the importance of breaking your digital content into manageable chunks. Image creditsTitle slide and F-shaped reading:Screenshot from F-shaped pattern…

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Reviewing and revising your content - Effective Digital Content

This three and a half minute video emphasises that your website is never finished, and explains some things you can do to keep a grip on your content. Image creditsTitle slide, and Automated…

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Link placement - Effective Digital Content

This four and a half minute video shows how the placement of links when designing web content can help you to control the user journey and not overwhelm your users with choice. Image creditsTitle…

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Findable, fact-based content - Effective Digital Content

This two and a half minute video explains why good web writing is good SEO, and how fact-based content is more effective than marketing speak. Image creditsTitle slide and Fact-based content:By…

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Who are your users and how do they access your content? - Effective Digital Content

This two and a half minute video gets you thinking about the people using your website, what they need and what devices they might be using. Image creditsTitle slide and Whatever next?: In-car…

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Write clearly, in Plain English - Effective Digital Content

This four minute video explains why you should write like you talk, avoiding jargon, acronyms and waffle. Image creditsMatch search terms to content:Screenshots from Google TrendsChecking…

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Why are you creating web content? - Effective Digital Content

This four and a half minute video encourages you to think about what you want from your digital content - what your users need, and how meeting these needs can save you time.

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University style - Effective Digital Content

This two minute video introduces the University Web Style Guide, explaining how it works and where you can find it.

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Link text - Effective Digital Content

This six and a half minute video explains some of the most important web writing you'll do - crafting link text.

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Readable web addresses - Effective Digital Content

This two minute video shows how to create URLs that are user-friendly, search engine-friendly, and compliant with University policy.

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Effective subheadings - Effective Digital Content

This three and a half minute video tells you how and where to use subheadings to better help your users. Image creditsTrigger wordsScreenshot from NN Group - F-shaped pattern reading

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Page titles and summaries - Effective Digital Content

This three minute video tells you how to use your page title and summary to best effect.

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Accessibility and readable text - Effective Digital Content

This seven minute video discusses some important accessibility considerations when uploading images and video content, including alt text and subtitles. Image creditsVideo and audio content:Hearing…

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