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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Supporting Open Education and Open Knowledge at the University of Edinburgh

5th March 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As part of our participation in Open Education Week, we’re hosting an informal lunchtime webinar to share our approaches to supporting Open Education and Open Knowledge at the University of Edinburgh.

Our panel will include Lorna M. Campbell (OER Service), Stuart Nicol (Education Design and Engagement), Ewan McAndrew (Wikimedian in Residence), and Stephanie (Charlie) Farley (OER Service).

Come and join us to talk about supporting open education through digital skills development, playful approaches to copyright literacy, embedding Wikipedia in the curriculum, and open approaches to MOOCs and distance learning at scale.


Join in Tue March 5th from 12noon -1pm using the Collaborate Ultra guest link here: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/29d997512f684a1a9a892289cd25abe6


Pre-event preperation

To join a Collaborate webinar session you will need the following

  • Internet Access (broadband connection highly recommended)
  • Soundcard with microphone and headphones (A headset with microphone/headphones is highly recommended)
  • Webcam (optional)
  • For the best experience, use Google Chrome or Firefox : Browser Support


Test Room

The link below is a Collaborate Ultra Test Room.  You can test to see if you’re able to enter a Collaborate Ultra session before your actual session.

Link:  https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/afdc56bc026d4488905d7cc62b52622a


5th March 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm