Flipping classrooms

This 2hr session will explore how and why the ‘flipped’ approach is being adopted around the institution and give you an opportunity to try out some digital tools that can support ‘flipping’ your own classroom.

Tue 30th May 2017, 10:30-12:30, 1.20 Dugald Stewart Building

DIY film school

Video is a powerful medium of communication for staff and students and doesn’t always need high-end production techniques to be effective. This session aims to give you the skills and confidence to beginning filming, using just your smart device.

Killer Powerpoint

We have all heard of the ‘Death by Powerpoint’ and many have experienced it too. Bring your own teaching slides to this practical workshop and explore techniques of visual literacy, TED-style presentation skills to enliven the message.


Successes in online learning

Bringing together experience across the institution of delivering teaching online – from MOOCs to Masters, CPD to on-campus undergraduate – find out more about how ‘online’ and ‘learning’ are evolving around the institution.

Designing for online

This practical 2 hour session will give you some guidance, practical tips and plenty of discussion with colleagues on techniques for teaching online.

Mon 15th May 2017, 10:00-12:00, Ucreate Studio (1.12) – Main Library.

Digital strategies for digital assessment

Find out more about the principles of digital assessment design, promoting assessment literacy in students and some hands-on, practical assessment design exercises.

Mon 24th Apr 2017, 14:00-16:00, 7 George Sq (S37).


Board game jam

Learn about copyright, licensing and image attribution in this fun, interactive session devising and creating board games as Open Educational Resources (OER).

Weds 10th May 2017, 14.00-16.00, Ucreate Studio (1.12) – Main Library.

The World of Wikipedia

Be an active contributor to the largest database of public knowledge, not just a passive consumer of it. If you’re a Wikimedian or interested in becoming one, follow UoE’s wiki pages or contact Ewan McAndrew for more information.

Learning with supports the development of digital, technology, creative and business skills. The university now has a site-wide license so that all staff and students can access training resources. Come and find out more about it and how it might support you.


Lecture Recording

From academic year 2017/18, the University will begin a three year rollout of lecture recording across all teaching space. A series of events are being planned from Spring 2017 onwards to support and prepare staff and students for this. Further details will follow in March 2017.

Future visions for Digital Education

How should we design the future of digital education at Edinburgh? Taking a student-focused, design-led approach, we will be running sessions aiming to get institutional culture, vision and energy to shape what we need from the ‘digital’ in the future. More information on how to get involved to follow in 2017.

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