Events & Activities

On this page you’ll find upcoming events and activities that relate to tools and concepts covered in 23 Things for Digital Knowledge.

Online / International Events

November

23 Things Twitter Chat

We ran a Twitter Chat on the 9th of November.  The conversation is still up and do feel free to join in anytime by responding to questions and tweets on the hashtag.

Follow the @EdUni23Things Twitter account and the  hashtag to join in the conversation.

A Storify of the chat is also available here: https://storify.com/SFCharlie/23edch-nov-2017
Information on Twitter Chats here: http://www.23things.ed.ac.uk/week-4/#bonusthingb

Digital Footprint MOOC: A free online course

Nov 13th, 3 weeks, Online course.
Information & registration: https://www.coursera.org/learn/digital-footprint/

December

Collaborate Ultra Webinar

Dec 6th, 10am- 11am (GMT), Online

Collaborate Ultra is a virtual classroom/meeting tool which comprises audio, video, interactive whiteboard, PowerPoint display, application sharing, polling, breakout rooms and session recording.  Collaborate Ultra is the newest version of the university supported virtual classroom and meeting tool.

In this session we’ll try out and practice using these tools, while also getting to meet each other face-to-face as it were and chatting about our 23 Things experience.

University of Edinburgh staff and students please register via MyEd.
Non University of Edinburgh participants please email Charlie to register.

Google Hangouts Webinar

Dec 14th, 9:30am – 10:30am (GMT), Online

Google Hangouts is the unified text and video service provided by Google. You can send text messages and video chat/hangout with one or more people at a time, or choose to broadcast your video hangouts publicly so anyone can tune in and watch.

It can be used to keep in touch, hold conference calls, broadcast a talk or event, and to provide an online space for teachers and students to chat/hangout.

In this session we’ll try out and practice using these tools, while also getting to meet each other face-to-face as it were and chatting about our 23 Things experience.

University of Edinburgh staff and students please register via MyEd.
Non University of Edinburgh participants please email Charlie to register

January – February 2018

We will be scheduling further Twitter Chats, Google Hangouts, and Collaborate Ultra webinars in the new year.

University of Edinburgh campus events

November

23 Things Drop-in Session

Nov 27th, 9:30am – 11:00am, Appleton Tower M2a (room 1.02)
Stuck on a Thing? Do you have a digital knowledge question from the course? Need help wrangling your blog? Or looking for tips on how to navigate the web? Drop-in and get some help.
Information & bookings: http://edin.ac/2hvJcQv

Licensing, Games, and OER: Board Game Jam

Nov 30th, ECA Main Building, B22
A  hands-on workshop to use openly licensed resources to create an openly licensed board game with other participants. We’ll explore prototyping and play testing, and adding variety and fun by employing different game mechanics.
Information & bookings: http://edin.ac/2gsjFL8

December

Women in Red – A monthly Wikipedia meet-up to address systemic bias on Wikipedia – All Staff. All Students.
Dec 21st, 2-5pm. Argyle House
Information & bookings: http://edin.ac/2gdP43X

February

Unconscious Bias Workshop

– All Staff.
Feb 7th, 1:30-4:30pm. Charles Stewart House.
Information & bookings: http://edin.ac/2yg2HpW