Summer Open Content Curation

Cecily Plascott – Open Content Curator Intern 2018 Part of the University of Edinburgh’s mission statement is to, ‘make a significant, sustainable, and socially responsible contribution to Scotland, the UK, and the rest of the world’. For the University’s impact to transcend the institution itself, the resources created within the …

VLE Standards Project

The VLE Standards Project aims to review the current use of the University’s main virtual learning environment, Blackboard Learn and develop strategies to ensure greater consistency in the way it is used. Consultations with staff and students by the Learn Service team and the commissioned Headscape review in 2016 both indicated …

Student Perceptions of Learning Technology

Learning Technology solutions are now commonplace as part of the student experience at the University of Edinburgh; however, it can be difficult to gather meaningful feedback on how students interact with these tools and services. There are often assumptions made about how students use technology in their studies; these assumptions …

A photograph of the CMALT guideline documents and a cake with the CMALT logo

Celebrating the first year of CMALT

On the 20th of June we held a Celebration Event to celebrate our first year of supporting a cohort of staff from across the University to put together their CMALT portfolios. As I wrote my speech for this event I realised that this project has been such a pleasure to …

Playful Learning Conference – Manchester 2017

Stephanie (Charlie) Farley – Open Education Resource Advisor for EDE . A selfie with my fabulous audience – ready to tell all about my chase and snatch games #playlearn17 pic.twitter.com/BAh7UH1enR — Prof. Prod Eagle II (@prod_eagle) July 12, 2017 Pitched at the intersection of learning and play for adults, the Playful …

Open Educational Resources – A Mechanical Turk?

Tomas Sanders is the current Open Content Curator intern in EDE. When not an intern, Tomas is a History student at the University of Edinburgh, as well as a walking tour guide (sadly he’s not one of the ones that get to wear a cloak). —————- ***Standard warning that the …

Playful Learning with eLearning@Ed 2017

Stephanie (Charlie) Farley – Open Education Resource Advisor for EDE . This year’s elearning@ed conference will take place on Wednesday 28th June 2017 at the lovely recently refurbished Hudson Beare Building at Kings Buildings.  The theme for this year is “Playful Learning” and the programme is looking great, including a whole bunch of playful breakouts …

What constitutes a good assignment?

I am a member of  the Assessment and Feedback group led by the Assistant Principal Susan Rhind. This is an exciting membership as I have the opportunity to exchange ideas on how to improve University’s assessment and feedback practices  with academic and professional colleagues who are also interested in pioneering …

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