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Hi--my name is Graham Stott.

Professional background

I'm teaching in Palestine at the Arab American University. (Hence the pal in aardvarkpal; don't ask about the aardvark!) At the moment I'm in the Modern Languages Department (i.e. English), but I'm involved in setting up our Department of Education and might transfer.


Oxford, Southampton and Brigham Young for the standard degrees (BA, MPhil, PhD), then (somewhat more useful) an MSc from Lancaster in IT and Learning.

My interests


Eclectic. I guess my research specialty is early Mormonism, but I'm also working on other projects as varied as how to teach EFL reading skills in an oral culture, and how Pride and Prejudice revisits and updates Pamela.


Film. Getting to know Ubuntu 10.4 (Windows priced me out--but I'm developing a genuine--not sour grapes--preference for Linux). Lot's of little interests but nothing approaching the obsessive.

My wiki projects

My optional community service (learning contract) project

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
Brief description of project To be determined as I see how Wikis can be used.
Target date for completion August 15.
Signature Aardvarkpal 21:25, 21 July 2010 (UTC)

Feedback and notes from my WikiNeighbours

  • Dear Graham, Welcome to WikiEducator. Glad you are taking advantage of this wonderful learning opportunity. Jump right in and dare to make some edits. You will see it is not that difficult. If you need any help, feel free to contact me (click on my name at the end of this message to access my userpage where you can leave a note). Your WikiNeighbor, --Alison Snieckus 18:33, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Welcome Graham, Hope you enjoy the Wikieducator as much as we do!! Please now start adding details about yourself in the format provided. You can see my page or go to my discussion page through : Savithri Singh 18:58, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Hi Graham, Kudos for jumping in. Your user page is coming along. I read your introduction. I will try to ignore the "aardvark" :-), and kudos again for getting the picture in there. Day 4 of the tutorials presents info on basic text editing. As you become more skilled, feel free to revise and adapt your userpage as you like. Oh, and thanks for signing the learning contract--look forward to seeing your contribution. <smile>, --Alison Snieckus 01:34, 26 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Hi. When you open the edit page the first thing that is there is the infobox. Why don't you fill in all the details of Name etc. Will look out!! Savithri Singh 18:49, 27 July 2010 (UTC)