You, me, and data

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Data analysis is becoming an integral part of our daily lives. While some of us are still afraid to dive into data science, others diligently learn to use it.

This session will be presented by Olga Pexídrová and Eric Herz. Olga and Eric are students of International Business and Emerging Markets at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Together they would like to share their experience of learning data and the importance they see in it as young professionals.

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How to design a course online using ABC

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In this workshop you will learn what is meant by ‘ABC’ and find out how this supports course design.

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OER – Creative Commons quick start: A short introduction to using Creative Commons licences

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If you’re new to Creative Commons licences or simply need a quick refresher, this Quick Start 30 minute information session will provide a brief introduction to Creative Commons, covering all the main licence types, and show you how to quickly and easily apply CC licences to content in Learn, Media Hopper Create and blogs.

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How to write Intended Learning Outcomes

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In this workshop you will learn what is meant by an Intended Learning Outcome (ILO) and discover the essential qualities of a ‘well written’ ILO.

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Accessibility tips for online content: Legal requirements and practical tips

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An introduction into the accessibility of online content – advice on how to make online content accessible and information on legal requirements around online content and accessibility.

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Social media and apps: managing your online identity

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This information session will provide useful advice on creating an effective online identity when using social media and apps.

This session is particularly important for staff and students working in professional settings, who also need to comply with social media guidelines set out by professional bodies e.g. Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, General Medical Council etc.

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Principles of creating effective digital content

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Learn how to engage your digital audiences through good practice in writing and structuring information for digital platforms. You will find out how to get your critical information noticed, make your content more accessible, improve your search engine rankings and meet data protection legislation. 60 minutes.

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Library Bitesize: Publishing your journal article

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Unsure where to get started with publishing your article in a journal?

Join us to find out what editors and publishers look for and how you can best prepare yourself for the world of academic publishing. From market research to the relevance of the Impact Factor, article preparation to submission guidelines, and self-promotion to publication and beyond, this session focuses on the first and future steps to publishing your research.

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Introduction to Zoom video conferencing

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This webinar is aimed at those who are new to the University’s Zoom video-conferencing service for informal, non-confidential meetings, collaboration with external colleagues, and, where required, for facilitating University research.

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Getting started with Microsoft Teams

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Join us for an online introduction to using Microsoft Teams – a hub for audio or video calling, scheduled group meetings, conversations and chat. Microsoft Teams is available to everyone in the University via Office 365. It helps you collaborate effectively online with your own team and with colleagues across the University and elsewhere.

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Hosting Online Events

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In this informal session, Lisa Otty (Centre for Data, Culture & Society) and Ben Fletcher-Watson (IASH) will share what they have learnt over the past year as they successfully moved their public events programmes online.  

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