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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 …

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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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23 Things wins LILAC’s Credo Digital Literacy Award

23 Things for Digital Knowledge has been awarded the Credo Digital Literacy Award for LILAC 17. The Credo Digital Award for Information Literacy rewards an innovative/high impact digital resource developed by a UK-based individual or group. The award was judged by Katharine Reedy (Learning & Teaching Development Manager, Open University) and Josie Fraser (Social and …

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Goodbye TREE

It’s sad to close a service, especially one that you were involved in developing – but it is also a chance to reflect on what was learned from the process. TREE was conceived in 2014, when our website was still using the somewhat clunky Polopoly content management system (CMS). The …

Celebrating the Diversity of EDE team

Today is the National Day of action for the 1 Day Without Us campaign, celebrating the contribution that our international colleagues and friends make to the UK. So I just want to take a moment to celebrate the diversity of the team we have in Educational Design and Engagement. We …

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What I did in my holidays…Become a Manager with Lynda.com

Since summer 2016 the University of Edinburgh has provided a licence to Lynda.com online courses for staff and students. I spent some time in my Christmas break looking at this. I had already started to explore Lynda.com, watching several videos and completing the course ‘Learning with Lynda.com‘ which I’d recommend …

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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 …

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