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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Building blocks of UK copyright and exceptions

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

stack of colorful wooden building blocks

Copyright and licensing training is an important way to build confidence, awareness, and staff skills, enabling the provision of teaching, research and information services in compliance with the law and open educational practices.

This 1hr training course provides an introduction copyright including:

  • Components and duration of UK copyright law
  • Public domain
  • UK copyright exceptions related to teaching & research
  • Licences and how they allow specific re-use of copyright protected works
  • Copyright risk assessment

This session will be run by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley. Charlie is our Open Educational Resources (OER) Advisor for Educational Design and Engagement. She provides the OER service and the Open.Ed website.

If you’re interested in a tailored workshop for your department please get in touch.

The session will take place online via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Bookings via MyEd: https://edin.ac/3MkgyOx


Header Image: “stack of colorful wooden building blocks” by CraigTaylor74 is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


August 4
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


BlackBoard Collaborate


Stephanie (Charlie) Farley