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Copper engraving from the book: Karl Gottlieb von Windisch, Briefe über den Schachspieler des Hrn. von Kempelen, nebst drei Kupferstichen die diese berühmte Maschine vorstellen. 1783. Public Domain

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 …

Boy wearing space helmet plugged into a book.

A Student’s Perspective on Open Education

Martin Tasker – Open Content Curator Intern It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I am a massive nerd. I love finding things out; history, science, maths – you name it, I’ve probably spent far too much time reading about it. Two of my earliest memories were two …

A Puffin preparing for flight on a cliffside.

Welcoming our Open Content Curator intern

We are delighted to welcome Martin Tasker as our Open Content Curator intern, working with the EDE team for twelve weeks over the summer. Martin will be primarily focusing on taking the fantastic Open Educational Resources created by students on the Geoscience Outreach and Engagement course, and those created by …

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Introducing ODL Snapshots – Interns Blog

My name is Fraser, I’m 22 years old and originally from Aberdeenshire. I am currently going into 4th year of Computer Science with the School of Informatics and although I don’t have plans to immediately go into the computing industry once I graduate, my degree is valuable enough to allow …


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