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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August 2020

Creative Commons Quick Start: A short introduction to using CC licences

August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

Confused by Creative Commons?  At a loss about licences?  Bewildered by attribution? If you’re new to Creative Commons licences or…

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OER and Open Education

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Collaborate Ultra
Illustration of a mother and baby possum on a branch

OER and open education are important aspects of teaching and community at the University and have become increasingly important during…

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Building Blocks of UK Copyright and Exceptions

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Collaborate Ultra
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,…

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Creative Commons Quick Start: A short introduction to using CC licences

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

Confused by Creative Commons?  At a loss about licences?  Bewildered by attribution? If you’re new to Creative Commons licences or…

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Copyright, Licensing, and Open Materials for Remote and Hybrid Teaching

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Collaborate Ultra
Two men sitting on a rocky cliff looking out across the water at a glacier

This one-hour information session aims to provide teaching staff with the information to use copyright and licensed materials in the…

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September 2020

Creative Commons Quick Start: A short introduction to using CC licences

September 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

Confused by Creative Commons?  At a loss about licences?  Bewildered by attribution? If you’re new to Creative Commons licences or…

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Building Blocks of UK Copyright and Exceptions

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Collaborate Ultra
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,…

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Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

This workshop will introduce you to the new Academic Blogging Service and provide an overview of the benefits of professional…

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Teaching with Wikipedia: a practical ‘how to’ workshop

September 2 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
Women raising hands

In this online session, open to any course leaders interested in learning about Wikipedia Education assignments, we will demo best…

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Introduction to Blogging for Remote and Hybrid Teaching

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

This new one-hour workshop explores how academic blogging can be used to support remote and hybrid teaching.    The workshop covers: A…

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