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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 …

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 …

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 …

Treat it like treasure - image of digital devices floating over a DNA strand.

Information Security Awareness

Stephanie (Charlie) Farley – Open Education Resource Advisor for EDE Last week was Information Security Awareness Week at The University of Edinburgh. At the main event for the week ‘Treat it like Treasure’ we heard from three speakers working in information security present their own perspective on day to day information security threats …

Not going to #ALTC 2016

I was very excited about attending ALT C this year, I’d registered, booked accommodation and travel, but a last minute family emergency meant I was unable to go. I was disappointed but knew that some of the sessions would be live streamed – so as I’d already blocked out my …

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