Educational Design and Engagement

Educational Design and Engagement

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

Tag: EDE

Have you heard of our Learning Technology Community (LTC)? You may remember the Learning Technology Showcases at the University of Edinburgh which we ran back in the day when we could all gather together in one room and chat about what’s going on over snacks… Well, this online version was borne out of that, and […]

This is the transcript of a talk written by Lorna M. Campbell and Nikki Moran, presented at the OERxDomains21 Conference by Lorna M. Campbell, Kari Ding, Ifeanyichukwu Ezinmadu and Ana Reina Garcia. Slide are available from Slideshare: The Scale of Open Introduction This talk will reflect on how the University of Edinburgh’s strategic commitment to […]

I posted my first sketch in the Sketch-A-Day app after weeks of marvelling at the talent on display every day and losing the nerve to get started. Finally, I decided to contribute to the day’s subject: Pigeon. My pigeon has had a wobbly landing and is balancing on one leg, symbolic of my own wobbly […]

In these strange lockdown times, it feels like extra effort to keep our mental health on a high, and I’m sure it’s even more challenging to be upbeat while juggling work, family and the general devastation that the virus has caused. With all that going on, what if you are having a rough time at […]

In order to mark five years of Open Education Resources (OER) at the University of Edinburgh and to coincide with […]

We’ve been creating free short online courses since 2012, and have created more than 80 courses hosted on three partner platforms, Coursera, edX and FutureLearn. We’re fairly sure that we’re the only UK university to partner with all three of these major online course platforms! These partners and their websites are huge marketing machines, taking […]

This is a transcript of a keynote I gave at the Open University H818 The Networked Practitioner conference.  The principles of open education were outlined in the 2008 Cape Town Declaration, one of the first initiatives to lay the foundations of what it referred to as the “emerging open education movement”. The Declaration advocates that […]

The OER Service and the Reid School of Music are delighted to have received a Student Experience Grant in order […]

Did you know that hiring for digital marketing roles has been growing nearly 33% year-over-year? As an MSc Marketing student at the University of Edinburgh, I found it no surprise that Linkedin has listed digital marketing as one of the fastest growing sectors in 2021 (source: CNBC). While the world has already been gradually leaving traditional media for digital over time, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated the process. Many marketers immediately scrambled to reach consumers through the […]

In this guest blog post Instructional Designer Lizzy Garner-Foy and Media Production Officer Callum MacPhail talk about how they created […]

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