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Jisc have published a case study of our Wikimedian in Residence . We are not sure why they won’t capitalise ‘Residence’ in the job title, or spell Allison Littlejohn’s name correctly. We did ask, but no joy. I’ll be making reference to Allison’s work this week when I speak about the future for learning and …

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witchfinder

Advice from HR was not to call this job ‘Witchfinder General’. So we didn’t. But we wanted to. University of Edinburgh has a database of Scottish Witches. It has been published as open data and we are looking for a Data and Visualisation Intern to work with our Wikimedian in Residence to help us develop …

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time to update our timeline

Inspired by a conversation with Lauren today, and some recent announcements,  I am updating our timeline of learning technology developments at University of Edinburgh. Are there other things I should include? 2002? WebCT VLE on campus 20003 – ERA- Open access repository in the library September 2005, Edinburgh Law School launched its first online distance …

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time to update our timeline

Inspired by a conversation with Lauren today, and some recent announcements,  I am updating our timeline of learning technology developments at University of Edinburgh. Are there other things I should include? 2002? WebCT VLE on campus 20003 – ERA- Open access repository in the library September 2005, Edinburgh Law School launched its first online distance …

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take an EqualBITE

EqualBITE: Gender equality in higher education is an open access book to which I contributed a chapter.  My chapter is about the positive power of wikipedia editathons, but the book contains a full range of ideas and responses to tackling the real lived experience of inequality in higher education. The piece I wrote I wrote …

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