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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February 2020

Copyright & Licensing Training

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Auditorium B, Chancellor’s Building, Little France, 49 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh, EH16 4SB
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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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March 2020

Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Annie Hutton Numbers Training Room (EW09), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street.
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR
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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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Gif It Up – Introduction to Gif making

March 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Annie Hutton Numbers Room EW.09, 3 Lady Lawson Street
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH3 9DR 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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Benefits of OER and Open Education

March 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.14), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Paper covered with the word "Open" in different sizes

This information session provides an introduction to open educational resources (OER) and open education, explores the University’s OER vision, policy, and…

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April 2020

Copyright the Card Game

April 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Argyle House (Room EW.14), Central Area
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Embed and further your understanding and knowledge of copyright through discussion and play with 'Copyright the Card Game'. This workshop…

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Gif It Up – Advance your Gif making skills

April 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Annie Hutton Numbers Training Room (EW09), Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street.
Edinburgh, EH3 9DR
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Gif It Up logo

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

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate
Architectural line drawing on large building with columns, arches, and doorways.

Please note: This workshop will now take place online using BlackBoard Collaborate.  This workshop will introduce you to the University's…

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May 2020

Academic Blogging: Blogging to build your professional profile

May 14 @ 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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Copyright, Licensing, and Open Materials for Remote Teaching

May 20 @ 1:30 am - 2:30 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

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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June 2020

Copyright, Licensing, and Open Materials for Remote Teaching

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

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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