OER Service Digital Skills Events

The OER Service runs a wide range of workshops and events as part of the University's Digital Skills programme. Our up and coming events are listed below, and you can find a full list of workshops we offer here:  OER Service Digital Skills. If you would like us to come to your school or college to run a session tailored to your requirements, please contact us at open.ed@ed.ac.uk.

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Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

10th June 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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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.

The workshop will also guide participants through the process of setting up a new blog.

Links to additional support resources and course will be provided.

All workshop materials are available to re-use under open licence here: https://thinking.is.ed.ac.uk/professional-blogging/


Please note: This workshop will not cover the technicalities of using WordPress. The Academic Blogging Service has a Help and Support page with links to tutorials, videos and documentation that we recommend viewing if you are new to WordPress.


Bookings via MyEd: https://edin.ac/302XX31


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10th June 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Lorna M. Campbell


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