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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September 2019

Copyright and Licensing Training

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.14), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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The practical applications in Higher Education of the most recent social or technical development (MOOCs, social media, digitisation and online…

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Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.09), 3 Lady Lawson St
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Architectural line drawing on large building with columns, arches, and doorways.

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.

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October 2019

Will it Bite Me? Media, licensing, and online teaching environments

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.07), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Dog biting man on ankle, illustration from manuscript

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

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Gif It Up – Introduction to Gif making

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Argyle House, Room EW.10, 3 Lady Lawson Street
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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via GIPHY Calling all creative types, history nuts, graphic artists, animators, and lovers of the internet! Learn how to make…

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Copyright & Licensing Training

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.14), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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email, by Geralt (Pixabay) CC0 Public Domain

The practical applications in Higher Education of the most recent social or technical development (MOOCs, social media, digitisation and online…

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Gif It Up – Advance your Gif making skills

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Argyle House, Room EW.10, 3 Lady Lawson Street
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Build on your Gif making skills and flex your creativity by making clever and graphically fun gifs from openly licensed…

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Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

October 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.13), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson St
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR United Kingdom
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Architectural line drawing on large building with columns, arches, and doorways.

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

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Wiki Women in Red

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 1.08, Main Library, George Square (Central Area) Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 9LJ United Kingdom + Google Map
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Join us to celebrate the lives & contributions of all the incredible women missing from Wikipedia! This event at the…

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Witchy Wikipedia editathon for Halloween

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annie Hutton Numbers Room EW.09, 3 Lady Lawson Street
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH3 9DR United Kingdom
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Come join us as we set a place for the dead; through helping to create new biography articles and improving…

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November 2019

Will it Bite Me? Media, licensing, and online teaching environments

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.07), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Dog biting man on ankle, illustration from manuscript

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

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