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Category: Training, support & events

Reports from our training and events, both UWP-run and external; updates on new training we’re developing, and why.

Accompanying the move to Edweb 2, the UX Service have been running and piloting some new sessions to train and upskill colleagues in content design practices.

Space designed to increase your AI preparedness I joined LTW this summer as a ChatGPT and OpenAI intern. I teamed up with Wietske and set out on intense three months journey to create a report aimed at establishing what part of AI is hype and what part can actually be useful for all of us […]

Acting on our research carried out between 2022 and 2023 and to coincide with the web migration project and training in EdWeb 2, we’re running a series of practical sessions to help University staff implement concepts from the Effective Digital Content course.

In September 2023, two Web Content Design Assistants joined the UX team to support the project to migrate web content to EdWeb2. Since they joined they’ve helped the successful migration of over 30 sites, and helped us streamline our approach. We’re delighted to be recruiting more people into this role, bringing the total to five.

Unlike a conventional conference, the UKEduCamp unconference gives attendees the chance to set the agenda and run the sessions themselves. Members of the UX team helped organise and took part in UKEduCamp at the University on Friday 12 January 2024.

We’ve spent the last year listening to our community of practice to help us to make much needed changes to the Effective Digital Content training.

When I began learning how to test websites and apps for accessibility, it was to lend support to my unit, which needed products to have accessibility reports and statements. I was also intrigued as a user experience practitioner; if I could understand what it’s like to use assistive software to navigate a digital environment, this […]

Google Analytics is a web analytics platform that collects data from websites and apps to create reports that provide insights into businesses. Google Analytics has been the chosen web analytics provider for the central University web estate for many years. A single Google Analytics property has been created for use across the central web estate […]

As part of the University of Edinburgh’s broader accessibility drive, the WAC team annually run workshops in coordination with our web governance software provider, Little Forest, to support web developers and managers in utilising Little Forest tools effectively to identify areas of governance and accessibility to improve upon. In doing so, we have identified several […]

The Accessibility Drive and Little Forest Workshops As part of the University of Edinburgh’s broader accessibility drive, the WAC team annually run workshops in coordination with our web governance software provider, Little Forest, to support web developers and managers in utilising Little Forest tools effectively to identify areas of governance and accessibility to improve upon. […]

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