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April 2019

Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.13), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson St
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR United Kingdom
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Architectural line drawing on large building with columns, arches, and doorways.

This workshop will introduce you to the new Academic Blogging Service and provide an overview of the benefits of professional blogging, writing for blogs, understanding privacy, copyright and open licensing, and how to amplify your blog with social media.

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Copyright & Licensing training

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
24 Buccleuch Place (Room 1.08) EH8 9LH United Kingdom + Google Map
email, by Geralt (Pixabay) CC0 Public Domain

This training course is well-suited to those who require a basic understanding of copyright law, licensing and HE applications, and open educational resources. For those who already have some knowledge of copyright law and licensing, this course can serve as a refresher. Opportunities for questions and discussions will be ample.

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May 2019

Wikipedia Women in Red – a monthly workshop to add more biographies of women to Wikipedia

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 1.08, Main Library, George Square (Central Area) Edinburgh, United Kingdom + Google Map
Three red hearts with the white silhouette of a woman's head.

The University's Information Services team run monthly Wikipedia edit-a-thon focusing on improving the quality of articles about notable women. But these are social and supportive workshops where you can meet like-minded colleagues and edit on any subject.

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Copyright & Licensing Training

May 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Argyle House (Room EW.07), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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email, by Geralt (Pixabay) CC0 Public Domain

The practical applications in Higher Education of the most recent social or technical development (MOOCs, social media, digitisation and online…

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Will it Bite Me? Media, Licensing, and online teaching environments

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
High School Yards, G.03, Classroom 3
Drawing of the crowsfoot plant, which was often recommended for dog bites and for nosebleeds, with a man being bitten by a dog below.

This one hour information session aims to provide teaching staff with the information and tools to use copyright and licensed…

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Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

May 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.09), 3 Lady Lawson St
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR United Kingdom
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Architectural line drawing on large building with columns, arches, and doorways.

This workshop will introduce you to the new Academic Blogging Service and provide an overview of the benefits of professional blogging, writing for blogs, understanding privacy, copyright and open licensing, and how to amplify your blog with social media.

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Learn to create interactive digital story games using Twine and OER

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.13), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson St
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR United Kingdom
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Illustration of fantastical creatures sitting at a table including a floating fairy/mermaid and a dragon.

Be guided through the steps to create your very own interactive digital story game on the web with the Twine…

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Wikipedia Women in Red – a monthly workshop to add more biographies of women to Wikipedia

May 31 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 1.08, Main Library, George Square (Central Area) Edinburgh, United Kingdom + Google Map
Three red hearts with the white silhouette of a woman's head.

The University's Information Services team run monthly Wikipedia edit-a-thon focusing on improving the quality of articles about notable women. But these are social and supportive workshops where you can meet like-minded colleagues and edit on any subject.

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June 2019

Gif It Up – Introduction to Gif making

June 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.13), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson St
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR United Kingdom
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via GIPHY Calling all creative types, history nuts, graphic artists, animators, and lovers of the internet! Learn how to make…

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Will it Bite Me? Media, licensing, and online teaching environments

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
50 George Square, Room 2.14 (Central Area)
Drawing of the crowsfoot plant, which was often recommended for dog bites and for nosebleeds, with a man being bitten by a dog below.

This one hour information session aims to provide teaching staff with the information and tools to use copyright and licensed…

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