23 Things for Digital Knowledge – a self paced online learning course from Learning, Teaching and Web. CMALT Scheme – a scheme by Information Services Group offering bursaries to fund and support learning technologists to become Certified Members of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT). Copyright Enquiries Service – a service run by the Library, […]Read more "Additional training and support"
Moderated group blogs Syndicated group blogs Group blogging is another good way to develop your professional and academic profile. Many schools, colleges, departments and research units run their own domain specific group blogs, which enable multiple authors to publish blog posts on related topics. Moderated group blogs Some group blogs are unmoderated, and allow […]Read more "Group blogs"
Individual Blogs at the University of Edinburgh ammienoot – Anne-Marie Scott, Learning, Teaching and Web Art School Head – The Edinburgh College of Art Principal’s Blog Fluffy Sciences – Jill MacKay, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Sciences Is this going to be on the exam? – Michael Seery, School of Chemistry jenrossity – Jen Ross, School […]Read more "Examples of academic and professional blogs"
For further information please visit the Academic Blogging Service home page: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/learning-technology/blogging We also have a mailing list (email@example.com) which will be used to send out information about the service as a whole, including announcements about new training and documentation, service maintenance information, alerts, service improvements and information about any related events. You can […]Read more "Further information"
Amplification A word of caution Analytics Syndication Amplification It can be useful to use social media channels to share and disseminate your blog, and ensure that your posts reach a wide range of readers. This is known as amplification. You can share your blog posts through sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. This can […]Read more "Amplifying your blog with social media"
If you have an EdWeb profile, you can now link your new blog to your profile by following the simple steps outlined below. If you do not have an EdWeb profile and want to set one up, information for both staff and students is provided here: Editing your profile. 1. Go to any University […]Read more "Linking your blog to your EdWeb profile"
Follow these simple steps to set up your new blog on blogs.ed.ac.uk. 1. Go to the blogs.ed.ac.uk homepage. 2. Click on the Create a blog button. You will be asked to register for your own blogging site. 3. Click Next. This will give you a list of existing blogs you’ve already created (if any). […]Read more "Setting up your blog"
Terms and Conditions and Take Down Policy Think about the information you share on your blog Dealing with Comments Consider your Digital Footprint Copyright and open licensing Further information Terms and Conditions and Take Down Policy All blog users must adhere to the service’s Terms and Conditions of Use. The University provides the Service on […]Read more "Privacy, openness, copyright and licensing "
Difference between blogging and scholarly writing Finding your voice Thinking about your audience Engaging with your readers Effective Digital Content (Writing for the Web) course Further reading Difference between blogging and scholarly writing Writing for blogs requires different skills from scholarly writing, however blogging can complement your scholarly writing and research outputs. The iterative […]Read more "Writing for blogs"
What is a blog? Why blog at all? What are the benefits? Further reading What is a blog? A blog (a truncation of the expression weblog) is a website where content is regularly updated by one or more authors. Entries are generally written to be informal, reflective, and moderate in length. Blogs may have […]Read more "What is academic blogging and how can you use it to build your professional profile?"