media hopper

When people ask me why the new media asset management system at University of Edinburgh will be called Media Hopper I reply: ‘because it will gather together all the mixed up multitude of video material from all over the University; bring it into one place; channel it into our VLEs, websites, portals and courses; apply …

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US Federal Government Support for Open Education

Last week the US Federal Government announced that it is “supporting the use of open educational resources to provide equitable access to quality education.” Building on a recent International Open Education Workshop that examined existing open education initiatives and identified opportunities for future collaboration, the U.S. Government aims to continue expanding and accelerating the use and availability of openly licensed educational materials […]

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Wikimedia opportunities and events at the University of Edinburgh

[Cross posted from Open Scotland] The University of Edinburgh recently became the first Higher Education institution in Scotland to advertise for a Wikimedian in Residence.  The post will be based within Information Services where the successful candidate will work alongside learning technologists, archivists, librarians and information literacy teams to help establish a network of Wikimedians on campus and […]

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