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Open Education Week Pop-up – Main Library, George Square

March 28 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Image of multi-coloured figures walking up steps into a graduation cap, more people are walking on the top of the cap. A map of the world is behind it with more caps on sites of major world cities. Text reads: Open Education Week 2017, Join the worldwide movement March 27-31

We’re popping-up at locations across the Edinburgh campuses to celebrate Open Education Week (27th – 30th March 2017).

We’ll be in the foyer of the Main Library at George Square from 11:30am – 2pm on Tuesday March 28th. Stop by to:

And while you’re chatting with us, learn a little bit more about the variety of Open Education projects, services, resources, and initiatives at the University of Edinburgh including:

Open.ed the University’s Open Educational Resources (OER) website and service, providing training and support for staff and students around licensing learning and teaching materials, and showcasing excellent OER created at the University.

Edinburgh University’s Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs).To date, more than 2 million people have signed up to University of Edinburgh MOOCs across a broad range of subject areas, and they form part of the University’s commitment to knowledge exchange and community outreach.

Edinburgh University Library’s Open Journal hosting service. The Library’s Open Journals service provides a hosting platform for academic and student-led journals to publish Open Access journals. All journals are accessible here: http://journals.ed.ac.uk  

Edinburgh University’s Wikimedian in Residence. The Edinburgh residency marks the first in the UK in supporting the whole university with a focus on skills development & furthering knowledge exchange.

 

Details

Date:
March 28
Time:
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Event Tags:

Organiser

Stephanie (Charlie) Farley

Venue

Main Library Foyer
50 George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9LJ United Kingdom
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