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Telling the history of HIV and AIDS activism in Scotland on Wikipedia
February 26, 2021 4:21 pm by Ewan McAndrew
As LGBT History month draws to a close this month, I wanted to pay tribute to a collaboration brought about through Siobhan Claude at the University of Edinburghโ€™s Staff Pride Network and my colleague, Lorna Campbell, who suggested telling the history of HIV/AIDS activism and awareness in Scotland on Wikipedia. It seemed inconceivable that Wikipedia โ€ฆ
Open for Good: Five years of Open Education Resources at the University of Edinburgh
February 24, 2021 6:40 pm by Lorna M Campbell
In order to mark five years of Open Education Resources (OER) at the University of Edinburgh and to coincide with [...]
Open education and knowledge equity for all
February 16, 2021 10:01 am by EDE โ€“ Open World
This is a transcript of a keynote I gave at the Open University H818 The Networked Practitioner conference.  The principles of open education were outlined in the 2008 Cape Town Declaration, one of the first initiatives to lay the foundations of w...


Bees and Biodiversity ๐Ÿ๐ŸŒบ (ages 7-11) has 3 lessons on the contribution that bees make to our planet on the topics of pollination, bee diversity, and hexagons in the bee hive (STEM activity). #SpringIsComing
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