Wikimedia & Education enthusiasts,
The Wikipedia & Education User Group cordially invites you to attend our
next meeting, scheduled for Thursday, November 3 at 16:00-17:30 UTC (see
your start time here: https://zonestamp.toolforge.org/1667491243).
This will be a joint General Assembly for our user group as well as our
event to celebrate Wikidata's 10th birthday! We hope you can make it.
* General Assembly
** User Group activities review
** Board election
** Update on forthcoming EduWiki Conference
* Wikidata 10th birthday celebration
** Guest speaker: Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence, University of
Ewan will speak about his experiences with Wikdiata in his role as
Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh. He's been in the
role since January 2016 supporting the university’s commitment to open
knowledge, and developing 21st century information literacy and digital
research and data skills. The University hosted the first 'Celtic Knot'
Wikipedia Language Conference in 2017, won a Herald Higher Education Award
in 2019 for its Wikipedia in the Curriculum work and produced a booklet of
Case Studies of Wikipedia in UK education in 2020 (newly updated in 2022).
Latterly, Ewan has joined the University's GenderEd steering group and
submitted a chapter for the open access book, Wikipedia and Academic
Libraries, on "Changing the Way Stories Are Told" based on the University's
gender equality work. Prior to this, Ewan has worked as an English and
Media teacher in the Far East (Japan, Singapore and South Korea) and in
Scotland. He completed an Information Management degree in 2018,
volunteered with the Glasgow School of Art archives on their WW1 Roll of
Honour project, and has continued to manage a series of student internships
which have created, and updated, am Open Ed Global award winning website to
pull all the best resources together for understanding Wikipedia and its
sister projects as well as an open data Map of Accused Witched in Scotland
This meeting will be held via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89734385766
If you'd like to be added to the calendar invitation for the meeting,
please email me offlist!
Chair, Wikipedia & Education User Group