Supercytes is an openly licensed card game and resource pack (with animated cartoons) about having fun with Biology and encouraging an early interest in science. Created by medical research scientists working in the MRC Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh, the resource is designed for use in schools (or school science clubs).Read more
Our OER of the month for July is Helen Langdon’s Caravaggio. Created as free course for the Open University by Dr Carol Richardson, a Senior Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Edinburgh’s College of Art. This course focuses on a core element of art history writing – the biographical monograph.Read more
Our OER of the month for June is the Eric Lucey film collection. Part of the University of Edinburgh Archives Collection, the films have been digitalized and made openly available on the Media Hopper Create site.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
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
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
I wanted to start with Approaching Religion Through Story, a series of delightful stories from Buddhist traditions, Hindu traditions, and Christian Parables. I’m personally fond of this set of OER, not least because the tale of the Monkey King was a childhood favourite of mine, and I was incredibly pleased to see the addition of Hindu stories since my last visit to the website, and that stories from Islamic traditions are also in development!Read more