Submissions got extended until the 5th anyway, so you're definitely in
time. Frances, any idea why your email bounced?
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 6:55 PM, Leigh Blackall <leighblack...@gmail.com>wrote:
> I sent this big noting myself, but it only went to Kerry and bounced from
> I'm on a mobile, composing this abstract, under the impression that you
> may not have received many abstracts owing to a probable lack of resources
> in getting the call out. Either that, or my 6 long and exhausting years
> working full time in educational development across 4 educational
> institutions, where I used WMF projects for education, as well as drafting
> policy and supporting hundreds of academic staff to use the projects, has
> gone unnoticed to the organisers of the symposium.
> I would like to be a part of any development in this space, and would be
> more than prepared to detail my work - some successful, most failures, and
> I would like to explain why.
> These include:
> 1. Writing the Wikibook, Open Educational Practices: a user guide for
> organisations (Otago Polytechnic)
> 2. Managing the Wikibook project: Sustainable Business (Otago Polytechnic)
> 3. Co managing the Wikibook: The Anatomy and Physiology of Animals (Otago
> 4. Instigating and managing Otago Polytechnic's use of Wikieducator (with
> intention to migrate all work to Wikiversity)
> 5. Instigating and initially managing the History of Paralympics Australia
> project across Wikiversity, Wikipedia, Wikinews, and Commons (University of
> 6. Instigating and managing a submission to Uni Canberra's review of
> Intellectual Property Policy in Wikiversity
> 7. Co managing 2 Recent Changes Camps at the Uni Canberra (2010 and 2011)
> 8. Now instigating and managing a pilot of open educational development
> using the WMF projects, primarily WV at this stage, at La Trobe University
> There's more, including the PhD project space on Wikiversity, but will
> this do as an abstract?
> On such short notice I won't be able to secure funding from La Trobe, but
> if WMAu could fund my travel by land, I will look into a minibus hire and
> try to convince my workmates to come with me.
> On Feb 28, 2013 6:27 PM, "Chris Watkins" <chriswater...@appropedia.org>
>> It's probably worth contacting them - if submissions have fallen short of
>> expectations, they'll probably be very happy to have a submission by
>> Monday, say.
>> On 28/02/2013 6:17 PM, "Leigh Blackall" <leighblack...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> last night! Jesus. I would have, but not last night, not tonight even. I
>>> must have missed the news confirming this symposium.
>>> On Feb 27, 2013 2:10 PM, "Toby Hudson" <tob...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> In case anyone is not yet aware, there is going to be a Wikimedia in
>>>> Higher Education symposium at The University of Sydney on Friday 5 April
>>>> 2013. Both Wikimedians and Educators are welcome. If you are interested
>>>> in presenting a paper, the call for papers closes tonight, so please be
>>>> quick to at least indicate that you're interested.
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