Information Services

Reference

Sources of information and policies you will need to be aware of when planning to use Social Media tools for teaching at UoE.

This list offers a range of sources of information you will need to be aware of when planning to use Social Media tools for teaching at the University of Edinburgh. Some of these are policies that you would also need to be mindful of in your usual teaching activities, such as Dignity and Respect, but these may have additional considerations in the context of these services which as outside of the University. Please look at the checklist on ‘Guidance and Advice’ which gives more contexts for this list.

Guidance and Advice

Guidelines/Regulations

Privacy/Equality

Data Considerations

University of Edinburgh, Data Protection Guidance

University of Edinburgh, Freedom of Information – Five key points

University of Edinburgh, Information Services, Guidelines for Using External Web 2.0 Services (2008)

Ethics

University of Edinburgh Ethics Policies, Guidance and Procedures are available from your own College or School, along with model forms, etc.

Legal Considerations

Choosing Tools

C4LPT, Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 (7th Annual Survey) gives you an overview of the most popular tools used and is updated annually.