Educational Design and Engagement

Educational Design and Engagement

Enriching the student learning experience & supporting development of on campus and online courses.

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Elizabeth Scarefellow has recently inherited a stately family home from a distant relative. She decides to move from her flat in the city out to the remote estate, before she makes up her mind whether to sell it, as she has always wanted to live in a more rural area. Although she did not know […]

It is our responsibility to live in a sustainable manner to ensure a better world for society to live in, warranting that the planet’s resources can be enjoyed for generations to come. The University of Edinburgh provides several free short online courses, and a significant number of these are related to the environment and sustainability. They are completely free to […]

The OER Service is immensely proud to announce the launch of the University’s new OER Policy, which was approved by […]

Have you ever heard a Japanese shakuhachi flute? Or the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle? Do you know how the saxophone was invented? Or why the piano has become so popular? Did you know St Cecilia’s wasn’t always a museum? We have just completed a fantastic project that showcases St Cecilia’s Hall and its impressive and intriguing […]

The Open Education Global 2021 (OEGlobal) conference kicks off on Monday 27 September! The 5-day online event celebrates all things open education and, this year, my proposal was accepted to present as part of their video sessions, where attendees can view presentations, share resources, and discuss ideas. Throughout the week, there are also webinars, interactive […]

It’s getting to that time of year again. Welcome week is fast approaching and we’re all gearing up for the start of semester. To help staff and students with preparations we offer a variety of online Learning Technology training sessions covering a vast amount of topics. You can view and book all our available sessions […]

  After a couple of false starts, and a few interruptions, I am now at the point of applying for CMALT (Certified Membership of the Association for Learning Technology). For those who don’t know this is a professional accreditation route for those working with learning technology, achieved through evidencing a history of engagement across a […]

Policy might be a word that inspires confusion, or fear, but it seems probably important? Well policy is important, but […]

It was super to connect with staff from FutureLearn and other educational organisations and HEIs yesterday at the FutureLearn Partners’ Forum, which reflected on how we can turn the online learning momentum of the past 18 months into further action. For those of us already working in the online education space when the pandemic hit, […]

Yes, another wooden boat blog post, I’m turning into that boat person. So, I’m coming onto the closing stages of my yearlong boat building experience. And as with everything I do and probably many others here, it’s viewed through the lens of learning, digital, pedagogy, experience. It is hard not to relate to these things […]

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