Blog Posts

July OER of the Month – Helen Langdon’s Caravaggio
July 18, 2018 10:55 am by Cecily Plascott
Our OER of the month for July is Helen Langdon’s Caravaggio. Created as free course for the Open University by Dr Carol Richardson, a Senior Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Edinburgh’s College of Art. This course focuses on a core element of art history writing – the biographical monograph.
Circular Records Hall on Atlas Obscura
June 29, 2018 3:36 pm by OpenEdFeed – Open World
I was quietly chuffed a couple of weeks ago when one of my photographs was featured in Atlas Obscura, and even more so, because the picture in question was one that I uploaded to Wikimedia Commons as part of the Wiki Loves Monuments competition last year.  See?  Good things happen when you contribute to the […]
Learning Analytics Policy Development
June 22, 2018 7:34 pm by Anne-Marie Scott
Reading Time: 4 minutesI wrote this up in a short brain dump to share with some colleagues internally recently, but since our Learning Analytics Principles and Purposes policy has now been re-published with a CC license, I thought it might be worth sharing some of the back story … Continue reading Learning Analytics Policy Development


July 20, 2018 8:40am
Celebrating 49 years since the 1st Moon Landing with this mini-doc hosted on @Europeanaeu. Includes footage of the original launch and Neil Armstrong walking out for the first time... OpenEdEdinburgh photo
July 18, 2018 10:40am
408 years ago Caravaggio, the mysterious Italian painter, died. Today, you can learn about the role understanding his life has to play in understanding his art:
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