Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome back! After a year of anticipation, I’m thrilled to announce the much-awaited return of the “We Have Great Stuff” colouring book series. And this time we’re bringing you a brand new third volume dedicated to the incredible women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) who have played a vital role in shaping the […]
My colleagues and I have been doing a lot of work to try and improve digital accessibility across the University. It’s important that we try to make everything we do as accessible as possible – we want all of our students to have the same access to our learning activities, …
We know that many students are involved in activities alongside their studies such as volunteering, part-time work, and getting involved in the University community. To help these activities to stand out from the crowd, our University has a new Award for “Digital Volunteering with Wikipedia” to sit beside other available Edinburgh Awards– the Edinburgh Award […]
Three students co-authored an application to take part in a Student Experience Grant project over a 14-week time period, learning how to edit Wikipedia and how to fill in diversity gaps on the website: Eleanor– PhD Student researching LGBTQ+ History. Sian – PhD student researching Black History. Kirsty – Undergraduate student researching Gender History. Each […]
An introduction to AI in teaching, learning and assessment – told through the medium of AI generated schnauzer pictures.
This is a blog post that’s been brewing for a while. The landscape is changing so much that every time I go to write it, I’ve heard something new that has changed my perspective. So I’m writing this knowing full well that in a months time I’ll realise it’s …
Finally after months of scoring procurement questions, analysing costs and negotiation I am pleased to announce that we will be providing open digital badges via Canvas Credentials (formally called Badgr).This is the start of a 3 year pilot to understand the value of digital badges for all stakeholders. Obviously for the earners aka the people […]
Our ‘Colouring Book Designer Intern’ post, and many others, are now open for student applications. Come join our University of Edinburgh (UoE) team this summer!
Our colouring books ‘We have great stuff’ volumes one and two are now available on Edinburgh Diamond, the University of Edinburgh Library’s digital service for hosting Diamond open source books and journals.
With my various discussions with learning techs and IT staff across the University, I’m aware that there is some confusion about data retention across our services so I wanted to provide a place that summarised where we currently are. I’ll try to reasonably regularly provide an update to keep everyone …
We have an exiting opportunity for an experienced Service Manager to work with our Technology Enhanced Learning team. You will provide operational service management, support and expert technical advice on using learning technologies (including the University’s centrally supported services, such as Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)), online assessment tools, feedback and communications platforms. Salary: £35,333 […]