Additional training and support

  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, […]

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Group blogs

  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 […]

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Further information

  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 (academic-blogging@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk) 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 […]

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Setting up your blog

  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).  […]

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Writing for blogs

  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 […]

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