Projects, Peers, Passion, and Play: How Minecraft Transforms (Hybrid) Teaching

In this post, Richard Fitzpatrick a final year PhD student  working in the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences as part of the University of Edinburgh-Zhejiang University partnership, explains how the popular sandbox videogame Minecraft can be used for teaching and how it can lead to sustained engagement, enthusiasm, and creativity. …

Media Production Studios Experience

In this post, Nikki Moran, Reid School of Music describes her experience of using the University’s media recording services and offers advice for a successful session… Media Production Studios Experience Details of the Media Production Studios are available via our Tools and Technical Resources page — digital.eca.ed.ac.uk/hybridteaching/tools-and-technical-resources/ Nov 16, 2020

How to Create Equality of Experience Around Technology (05:49)

In this video, Rayya Ghul National Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in University Learning and Teaching discusses how to create equality of experience around technology in the context of equality, diversity and inclusion. Aug 27, 2020

Wikipedia as Learning Technology: Teaching Knowledge Activism vs Passive Consumption

In this post, 4th year Classics student Hannah Rothmann describes the work of the University’s  Wikimedian in Residence, how Wikipedia is an instrumental step for many students in their learning and the relationship between the University and Wikimedia UK in improving knowledge exchange. Wikipedia as Learning Technology: Teaching Knowledge Activism …

Transforming a Business course for a hybrid world

In this post, Dr Stephen Harwood from the Business School shares his thoughts on shifting his course into a hybrid format, reflecting on how to use appropriate technologies to facilitate the learning process and interactions with our students. He discusses how technology, if simply thrown at existing practices, risks posing …

Transforming my university course for a COVID world – but how?

In this post, Stephen Harwood Lecturer in Strategy, Management of Technology, Operations Management & Research Methods at the University of Edinburgh Buisness School describes how he handled the challenge of converting his courses to a hybrid form and how technology can facilitate a student experience. Transforming my university course for …