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  • Creative Open Everyday Practice: Thinking Differently at UHI
    Education 

    Creative Open Everyday Practice: Thinking Differently at UHI

    Keith Smyth (@smythkrs) is Professor of Pedagogy and Head of the Learning and Teaching Academy at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). The Learning and Teaching Academy supports the development of learning and teaching practices, and engagement in educational scholarship and research, across the network of thirteen Academic Partners (including colleges and specialist research institutes) that comprise UHI. Covering a geographic area roughly the size of Belgium, UHI uses a blend of digitally enabled and face-to-face approaches to engage with learners, staff, local groups and communities across the Highlands and Islands region, and with wider communities beyond the region.   

  • edShare@GCU: Advocacy for sharing in the open
    Education 

    edShare@GCU: Advocacy for sharing in the open

    edShare@GCU is Glasgow Caledonian University’s (GCU) repository of educational resources. Its origins can be traced back to the Spoken Word Project, which ran from 2003 to 2008, led by GCU in collaboration with BBC Information and Archives, and a number of universities in the US. “The idea was to take television and radio broadcasts from the BBC and make them available so that they could be used for classroom teaching” says Marion Kelt (@mugpunter7), Research and Open Access Librarian at GCU. 

  • Open Badges for Student Led Learning: The University of Edinburgh
    Education 

    Open Badges for Student Led Learning: The University of Edinburgh

    Peter Evans (@eksploratore) is based at The University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Education, Community and Society in the School of Education. He teaches on the MSc in Digital Education and researches into professional learning in open online environments and digital education.

  • Protection of Brain
    Health, nursing and medicine 

    Protection of Brain

    It's very important that the brain and indeed the spinal cord is protected from damage because when we jump up and down we don't want the brain to be bashing on the inside of the skull, that will be enough to cause a concussion. So it's very important that the brain is protected from damage.

  • Rapid Open Course Development: Dyslexia UK
    Education 

    Rapid Open Course Development: Dyslexia UK

    In March 2017 OEPS, Dyslexia UK and Education Scotland launched the first of three open courses Introduction to Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice.  The course is badged and uses a reflective log to help learners develop their understanding of dyslexia and inclusive practice, covering topics such as current legislation and how to support those with dyslexia. Two further open courses (Supporting Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice and Dyslexia: Identification and Support) which build on the skills acquired in Introduction to Dyslexia…, will be available during September 2017 and January 2018, respectively.  All courses are available via the openly licensed course platform OpenLearn Create and were co-developed with The Open University (UK).  

  • When we have Accountants in UK
    Business and money/finance 

    When we have Accountants in UK

    All the business owners are well aware of hiring the right public accountant for a company or business.

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