Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia. Raising awareness, knowledge, and compassion, are some of the best ways to combat prejudice and we’re glad to have some excellent open educational resources created right here by students at The University of Edinburgh which aim to to just this.Read more
This OER of the month is actually a whole smorgasbord of OER with a wealth of content coming out of the Digital Futures for Learning course, led by Dr Jen Ross and Professor Sian Bayne, and part of the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh.Read more
Transcript and slides from my keynote at the FLOSS UK Spring Conference in Edinburgh. Exploring the Open Knowledge Landscape from Lorna Campbell I’m not a programmer. I’m not a developer. And I don’t contribute directly to the creation of free and open source software. I originally started out as an Archaeologist but I now work in the […]Read more
Our April OER of the month is the set of 3D CT scans of a variety of wild and domestic animal skeletons and skulls.
The scans were made by Dr. Tobias Schwarz, as part of his research at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, and have been formatted and uploaded to the Open.Ed Sketchfab account by Brian Mather, Senior E-Learning Developer at The Dick Vet.Read more
Hot on the heels of OER 18, I’m now preparing for a second keynote which I’ll be presenting at the FLOSSUK Spring Conference in Edinburgh this Friday. The title of the keynote is Exploring the Open Knowledge Landscape and here’s an overview. Through a culture of collaboration and sharing, Open Knowledge has the potential to […]Read more
Transcript and slides from my keynote at the OER18 Open For All Conference in Bristol. Being invited to keynote is always a privilege, and I’m particularly honoured to have been invited to present the opening keynote at this year’s OER18 Conference here in Bristol. Not least because I’m following in the footsteps of the three […]Read more
I always struggle a bit when it comes to writing OER Conference reflections. I come back from the event buzzing with so many new ideas and connections and often with strong emotions too, and this year was no exception. So before I go any further I just want to say a huge thank you to […]Read more
Ok, it’s not actually raining OER however we do have a smorgasbord of new content and resources that we’ll be adding to Open.Ed over the next month.
Here’s a sample of what’s coming up:Read more
Our March OER of the month is Innovating with Open Knowledge. A brilliant series of resources and case studies created by the University of Edinburgh on how to find and access free content, data and research produced by the university sector.Read more
This is my presentation for the amazing PressED Conference #PressEdConf18, run by the equally amazing Pat Lockley @pgogy, and Natalie Lafferty @nlafferty. My “talk” is about surviving precarious employment and using WordPress to build an independent academic identity and support formal CPD through CMALT. Hello, I’m Lorna & I work at the OER Service @OpenEdEdinburgh […]Read more