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
University of Edinburgh, Social Media Guidelines for staff and researchers (1st December 2011)
University of Edinburgh, Data Protection Guidance
University of Edinburgh, Freedom of Information – Five key points
University of Edinburgh Ethics Policies, Guidance and Procedures are available from your own College or School, along with model forms, etc.
C4LPT, Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 (7th Annual Survey) gives you an overview of the most popular tools used and is updated annually.