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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Summer Series: Building blocks of UK copyright and exceptions

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

stack of colorful wooden building blocks

Copyright and licensing awareness is essential in enabling the provision of teaching (in person, online, or hybrid), research, and information services in compliance with the law and open educational practices.

Learning Outcomes:

This information session 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. Attendee’s should make themselves aware of the best practise advice from Collaborate before joining the session: Collaborate Session Best Practices.

Bookings via MyEd: https://edin.ac/3x5ddMo


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


August 11
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Collaborate Ultra


Stephanie (Charlie) Farley