We just added ten cartoons to the University’s Media Hopper video platform for the new Supercytes immunology resource, all Creative Commons BY-NC-SA licenced too!
Last week we helped launch Open.Ed, a new website devoted to showcasing Open Educational Resources (OERs) at the University of Edinburgh.
Our Interactive Content service not only designed and built the site, but several of our OER-related projects are featured in the collection:
- Ada Lovelace Day
- End-of-life care after stroke
- HIV / AIDS Online Resources for Teachers
- My Lungs My Life
- Self Help 4 Stroke
Tuesday the 13th of October was the inaugural Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) at the University of Edinburgh. The Interactive Content (IC) team were responsible for the design, development and facilitation of 5 key workshop activities. Not only did registered University students and staff enjoy the day, but so did a significant number of guests from the Edinburgh community.
In addition to the digital OERs published, the IC team designed a broad-range of ALD themed promotional materials including:
- pull-up banners
- tote bags
- cardboard cut-out
Social media statistics for the w/c 12OCT2015
- 1K+ page views on the Ada Lovelace Day WordPress site
- 1K+ votes and 13k+ page views for the LEGO ‘Lovelace & Babbage‘ project
- 71 favourites and 48 retweets from the IC @Tweelearning Twitter account alone
- Impressions: 9,447 (times people saw these Tweets on Twitter)
- Total engagements: 665 (times people interacted with these Tweets)
- ~400 unique Tweets using the official event hashtag #ALD15EdUni (via Topsy)
Katya Krasnopeeva from Pilizota Lab, within the School of Biological Sciences, very kindly gave an inspirational overview of her current research post. She even had a short video demonstrating how LEGO was used to help them out with a rather repetitive laboratory procedure.
— Marshall Dozier (@mafrado) October 14, 2015
Activity A – ‘Garden of Ada’
- ‘Garden of Ada’ adult colouring-in illustration (.PDF + Flickr + Wikimedia Commons)
- In addition to the standard A4 version given away, an A0 version was printed for a collaborative drawing exercise
- Hand drawn by Interactive Content team member Jackie Aim
— Ada ‘LEGO’ Lovelace (@LegoLovelace) October 13, 2015
Activity B – Sonic Pi music compositions
- Sonic Pi workshop handbook (.PDF)
- ‘An introduction to Sonic Pi’ written by Interactive Content team member Stuart Brett
Activity C – LEGO® Raspberry Pi enclosure
- LEGO Raspberry Pi enclosure workshop handbook (.PDF)
- Written by Jackie Aim
- LEGO Raspberry Pi enclosure photographs (Twitter + Flickr)
Activity D – Cardboard Raspberry Pi enclosure
Activity E – Ada selfies
- Ada Lovelace cardboard cutout
- Designed by Stuart Brett
— Andreea (@c_aramelle) October 13, 2015
Update 10NOV2015 – Wikipedia Contributions
- With help from the very generous Sara Thomas (Museums Galleries Scotland – Wikimedia in Residence), one University of Edinburgh student made substantial additions to the Ada Lovelace Wikipedia page (Persian)
— UoE IC Team (@tweelearning) November 10, 2015
LEGO, the LEGO logo and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2015 The LEGO Group.
Do you need help creating video subtitles?
Please download our CCBY3.0 licenced YouTube subtitle tutorial. There is a 12-page handbook with easy-to-follow instructions and a 20-slide PowerPoint for the workshop facilitator.
During a 2-hour workshop held on 23OCT2014, LTW staff members contributed over 10 video subtitle files (.srt) to Wikimedia Commons.