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Open Education Week Pop-up – Main Library, George Square
28th March 2017 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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:
- View the fantastic 3D models being shared openly on Sketchfab, including animal skulls and skeletons from the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School, and ancient Gandharan Buddhist statues from the Centre for Research Collections.
- Play one of the excellent, and openly licensed games, created by students at a Board Game Jam.
- Create music by writing computer code with the Sonic Pi workshop created for Ada Lovelace Day.
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.