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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April 2022

Diversifying the curriculum with open education

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Collaborate Ultra

In this 1hr seminar we will look at existing practices across the university adopting open education practices and resources to…

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May 2022

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

May 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Collaborate Ultra
Map of the Pacific Ocean with a cartoon ship with the Creative Commons logo on its sail.

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

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Building Blocks of UK Copyright and Exceptions

May 11 @ 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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Digital Skills Festival: OER in the curriculum – recent examples of teaching with Wikipedia

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

“Historically, knowledge has been concentrated in the hands of the few. Marginalized groups’ histories and perspectives have been excluded by…

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June 2022

Digital Skills Festival: Diversifying the Curriculum with OER

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

In this session we will look at existing practices across the university adopting open education practices and resources to diversify…

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Digital Skills Festival: Blogging to Build your Professional Profile

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate

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

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Digital Skills Festival: Gif It Up – An Introduction to making gifs

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

Calling all creative types, history nuts, graphic artists, animators, and lovers of the internet! Learn how to make your own…

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

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
BlackBoard Collaborate
Map of the Pacific Ocean with a cartoon ship with the Creative Commons logo on its sail.

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

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Online Course Production Service – Supporting you from idea to course launch

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1.18 Patersons Land (Holyrood), Paterson's Land, The University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road
Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ
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Photograph of a dark media studio with illuminated screens.

Come along and find out about how the University’s Online Course Production Service can support you in creating your online…

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Women in Red – a monthly workshop to add more biographies of women to Wikipedia

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
Three red hearts with the white silhouette of a woman's head.

Join us in our monthly Wikipedia Women in Red ‘edit-a-thon’. This event focuses primarily on improving the systematic bias on…

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