3 case studies of Wikipedia in the Curriculum
3 case studies of Wikipedia in the Curriculum at University of Edinburgh is an open licensed recording of a presentation for the University of Edinburgh’s Digital Skills Festival held on 30th May 2022. The session showcases exemplars of how staff and students at the University of Edinburgh have engaged with, and been motivated by, researching and publishing their scholarship online in a real-world application of their teaching and learning.
Welcome : presented by Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at University of Edinburgh, and Lorna Campbell, OER Service at University of Edinburgh.
Case Study 1: Reproductive Biology BSc undergraduate course programme – Dr. Agnes Stefansdottir , University of Edinburgh, introduces the Wikipedia group project where Honours students learn important digital research skills and are motivated to communicate their scholarship to improve global understanding of reproductive health topics.
Case Study 2: History of Art undergraduate course programme – Dr. Glaire Anderson introduces the ‘Art in the Age of the Great Caliphs’ Wikipedia project where students evaluate and improve topic coverage of Islamic art and science on Wikipedia.
Case Study 3: Global Health Challenges Pg Online programme – Dr. Evelyn Balsells, University of Edinburgh, introduces the online group assignment where Masters students evaluate and improve topic coverage of natural and manmade disasters
This video created at the University of Edinburgh is available under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0 licence.
Header Image: Screengrab from video