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Open Educational Resources

Open documents that are useful for teaching, learning, educational, assessment and research purposes.

Project Description Copyright Licence Resources
23 Things The University of Edinburgh’s 23 Things for Digital Knowledge is a self-directed course, run by Information Services Group. The programme seeks to expose you to a range of digital tools for your personal and professional development as a researcher, academic, student, or professional. The aim is for you to spend a little time each week over the semester building up and expanding your skills. The University of Edinburgh CC BY
Ada Lovelace Day The University of Edinburgh hosted its inaugural Ada Lovelace Day on Tuesday 13th October 2015 – an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). All workshop deliverables and handbooks are free cultural works. The University of Edinburgh CC BY-SA
End-of-life care after stroke Launched in January 2016, this e-learning module aims to help healthcare professionals have sensitive and effective conversations about end of life care after stroke. Using different case study videos its goal is to improve the care that stroke patients receive at the end of their life and the experiences of their families. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland CC BY-NC-SA

Building on the success of the Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs) project, Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) launched the Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning (HEARTe) website November 29th 2013.

Phase II of HEARTe added 5 new core modules and was launched November 11th 2016 (N.B. module 13 was launched March 10th 2017).

The project has been funded through the National Advisory Committee for Heart Disease and is led by CHSS.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland CC BY-NC-ND & BY-NC-SA
HEARTe OHCA An additional HEARTe resource for those trained to respond to an Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) was launched on September 30th 2017. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland BY-NC-SA
HIV/AIDS Online resources for teachers Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA) website packed with educational resources, images and audio visual material from their UNESCO-recognised HIV/AIDS collections (1983-2010). The website’s educational resources are linked to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. Targeted towards teachers and educational professionals, the resources form the basis for activities with 12 to 15 year olds. Lothian Health Services Archive CC BY-NC-SA
My Lungs My Life

A self-management website for all people in Scotland living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, and for the parents/guardians of children. 

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland CC BY-NC-ND & BY-NC-SA
Innovating with Open Knowledge The Innovating with Open Knowledge series is a collection of video interviews conducted at the University of Edinburgh by Morna Simpson from Enterprise Porridge Ltd. The University of Edinburgh CC BY & BY-SA
Self Help 4 Stroke

A self-management website for anyone in Scotland who has had a stroke. 

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland CC BY-NC-ND
STARs Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs). The STARs project was commissioned by the Scottish Government to produce an e-learning resource which would enhance the educational opportunities for health and social care staff working with people affected by stroke. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland CC BY-NC-SA
STARs Module 19: Management of Tone & Spasticity After Stroke This training module focuses on providing healthcare professionals with an increased understanding of abnormal tone after stroke, how to identify tone changes, managing abnormal tone and specialist spasticity services. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland CC BY-NC-SA
Supercytes Supercytes is an immunology game and resource pack for schools. Supercytes was conceived, designed and developed by Donald J. Davidson, Elena Dorà, Cathy Hawley, Lisa Kelly and Phoebe Kirkwood; all medical research scientists at the University of Edinburgh / MRC Centre for Inflammation Research. The University of Edinburgh CC BY-NC-SA

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