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Educational Design and Engagement

Educational Design and Engagement

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Tag: internship

On the 6th June, the online archive for Their Finest Hour will be launched, after 73 Digital Collection Day events took place across the UK in 2023 and 2024, including the one that we ran at the University of Edinburgh on 25 November 2023,. Overall, Their Finest Hour digitised over 25,000 previously hidden artefacts from […]

Last week, I had the privilege to attend the OER24 conference at Munster Technological University, Cork. As an undergrad student and someone wishing to become an academic someday, joining a conference was thrilling and somewhat terrifying at the same time. However, OER24 was friendly and participatory, exemplified by the finale of the day, the Gasta session with strictly 10-minute informal presentations, agitations, or raising questions, and I was grateful for its welcoming environment.

  On Saturday 25th November, Edinburgh University student and staff volunteers ran a successful digital archive event on Saturday as part of the University of Oxford’s Their Finest Hour project.  Over 100 members of the public came to the event, and volunteers recorded over 50 interviews and took thousands of photographs of items including a […]

Public event aims to preserve Second World War memories  The University of Edinburgh is inviting people to bring stories and objects relating to the Second World War to a Digital Collection Day at Rainy Hall, New College on 25th November 2023, from 10am to 4pm.      The University of Edinburgh is excited to partner with […]

Register for the event here: https://edin.ac/451MiRy
 

Do you have any Second World War related stories and objects passed down to you from your parents, grandparents and other family members? Would you like to digitally preserve these stories and objects before they are lost to history? Bring your diaries, letters, photos, memories, objects* or stories about your family’s wartime experience to our Digital […]

I regret to say that my internship is now coming to an end. It is incredibly bitter-sweet, and I am […]

In July 2022, the University of Oxford launched a digital preservation project; to collate as many World War Two stories and objects as possible across the UK. The scheme, called Their Finest Hour, trains individuals to organise ‘Digital Collection Days’ in their local communities, where members of the public can bring war-related memories, photographs, diaries and any […]

Hello again! It is hard to imagine that it’s almost two full months since I started my first-ever internship, but […]

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