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23 Things for Digital Knowledge: An Intern’s Experience
April 10, 2024 11:58 am by Paula Gomez Valiente
Paula Gomez Valiente, MSc Language and Intercultural Communication student and 23 Things for Digital Knowledge intern, shares her experience working on the relaunch of the 23 Things for Digital Knowledge course. The new 23 Things course is aimed at students—undergraduate and postgraduate students alike—who would benefit from learning all about the myriad of free resources, software, and apps at their disposal.
OER24: Gathering Courage
April 4, 2024 6:31 pm by OpenEdFeed – Open World
Last week the OER24 Conference took place at the Munster Technological University in Cork and I was privileged to go along with our OER Service intern Mayu Ishimoto.  The themes of this year’s conference were:  Open Education Landscape and Transformation Equity and Inclusion in OER Open Source and Scholarly Engagement Ethical Dimensions of Generative AI […]
OER24 Conference: Empowering Student Engagement with Open Education
March 25, 2024 3:16 pm by EDE – Open World
This week I’m looking forward to traveling to Cork with OER Service intern Mayu Ishimoto for the OER24 Conference. The conference is being hosted by the Munster Institute of Technology this year and chaired by the Gearóid Ó Súilleabháin and Tom Farrell...
bird silhouettes showing relative size to each other Birds of Midlothian: Open Textbook Interview
March 8, 2024 4:13 pm by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley
In our fifth and final Open Education Week 2024 open textbook interview, Charlie Farley talks to Mayu Ishimoto, an Architectural History and Heritage student who worked as an Open Content Curator intern with the OER Service over the summer of 2023. Mayu now works one day a week as an intern with the OER Service, and published the open textbook Birds of Midlothian as one of her summer projects.
Ilustration of three ghost shaped microscopy characters Introduction to Bioimage Analysis: Open Textbook Interview
March 7, 2024 12:07 pm by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley
In the fourth of our Open Education Week 2024 open textbook interviews, Charlie Farley talks to Dr Peter Bankhead, Reader in the Institute of Genetics and Cancer at The University of Edinburgh. Creator of digital imaging open-source software, QuPath, which has been downloaded close to half a million times, cited in about 3,000 academic articles, and is used all over the world, both in academia and industry. Dr Bankhead has published his open textbook Introduction to Bioimage Analysis using GitHub and Jupyter Books.

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