Growing open educational practice in Scotland: Open Scotland and the Scottish Open Education Declaration

Towards the end of last year I was interviewed by the OEPS Project as part of their series of case studies on open education practice in Scotland.  During the interview I spoke about the Open Scotland initiative, the Scottish Open Education Declaration, OER16, open education initiatives at the University of Edinburgh and the continued need to raise […]

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Open.Ed launches

Last week the University of Edinburgh’s Information Services launched  Open.Ed http://open.ed.ac.uk, a website devoted to showcasing open educational resources  at the university. The website and the University’s accompanying OER Vision have three strands: For the Common Good Teaching and learning materials exchange to enrich the University and the sector. Support frameworks to enable any member of University of […]

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Wikimedia opportunities and events at the University of Edinburgh

[Cross posted from Open Scotland] The University of Edinburgh recently became the first Higher Education institution in Scotland to advertise for a Wikimedian in Residence.  The post will be based within Information Services where the successful candidate will work alongside learning technologists, archivists, librarians and information literacy teams to help establish a network of Wikimedians on campus and […]

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Wikimedia opportunities and events at the University of Edinburgh

Last week, the University of Edinburgh became the first Higher Education institution in Scotland to advertise for a Wikimedian in Residence.  The post will be based within Information Services where the successful candidate will work alongside learning technologists, archivists, librarians and information literacy teams to help establish a network of Wikimedians on campus and to embed digital skills […]

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