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Contact-new.svg Mike Dickison
Website:Learning Skills Centre page
Employer:University of Canterbury
Occupation:Learning Advisor
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This user was certified a Wiki Apprentice Level 2 by Nelliemuller .

My Profile

I'm a Learning Advisor in the Learning Skills Centre, interested in using the Web to help students learn in better ways. I'm a fan of using Wikipedia editing as a teaching tool in the classroom.

Planting the wiki seed and watching it grow...

My Sites

Professional Background

I joined the Learning Skills Centre in 2008, after completing my PhD study of fossil bird bones at Duke University in North Carolina. I'd previously worked as a graphic designer at EOS Ecology, ran the inaugural Desktop Publishing and Design programme at Whitireia Polytechnic, taught writing and computer skills to immigrants and long-term unemployed, and was an assistant curator at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. I have a blog of data presentation tips for scholars called Pictures of Numbers, and wrote a book on how to play the ukulele.

My Projects

Get Net Savvy is a lunchtime seminar series at the Learning Skills Centre.

My Sandbox

The Basic Editing guide

Feedback & Notes from my WikiNeighbours

(Comment.gif: Hi Mike! I hope the headings help. If you fill in the personal info box, I will upgrade your status. --Nellie Deutsch 23:28, 5 October 2009 (UTC))

(Comment.gif: Excellent work, Mike! Looks like Wayne beat me to it. --Nellie Deutsch 00:26, 6 October 2009 (UTC))