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Blog Posts

Open Education Conference (OpenEd) 2023
November 3, 2023 3:59 pm by Mayu Ishimoto
The OER Service and Online Course Production Service are delighted to be participating in the 2023 Open Education Conference (OpenEd) [...]
Silhouettes of unrecognisable people in a sunset Not one but two new student internships!
October 10, 2023 3:12 pm by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley
The OER Service are recruiting for two new part-time student internships! Each internship is for one day a week, from [...]
GitHub GitHub – Open Textbooks, Notebooks, & Code
September 26, 2023 4:50 pm by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley
Did you know that GitHub is a great platform for hosting and sharing open educational resources? We have an excellent [...]
Scrabble letters of the word Blog THE Inside Higher Ed Guest Posts by our Team
September 21, 2023 2:36 pm by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley
The Open Education Service and our wider Educational Engagement and Design Team have been guest posting over on Campus. Campus [...]
A man demonstrates with a dummy to a group of students in a medical room About the HCP-Med Integrity Channel
September 12, 2023 10:26 am by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley
Earlier this year we had a conversation with Dr Rupsha Fraser, part of the core team for HCP-Med, about the [...]

OER Channels

Edinburghs OERs
OERs from across the University

TES Resources
Award winning open resources for school teachers.

Short Online Courses
Free short online courses.

Open Media Bank
Videos from our MOOCs & free short online courses.

Media Hopper Create
Creative Commons licensed videos.

Open Media Stock Footage
Open licensed media snippets for downloading & reuse.

Wikimedian in Residence
Videos from our Wikimedian in Residence.

3D Models
Open licensed models of heritage, geology & anatomy artefacts.