Teaching & Learning


Open education and OER at UCL: an introduction 18 Oct

18 October 2018, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

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You will learn about Open Education and how it can be applied to teaching and learning practices at UCL, in this workshop led by Digital Education and Library Services.

Event Information

Open to





UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room, 10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place, London
United Kingdom

Thursday 18 October 13:00 - 14:00

Digital Education and Library Services are delivering this session, which is open to all staff at UCL.  

You will learn about the UCL Open Education project’s new repository and policy work and practical steps on how to create open educational resources (OER). 

This workshop will:

  • introduce Open Education and OER at UCL
  • share how Open Education and open teaching practices are being embedded across UCL
  • outline practical steps on how you can create OER
  • discuss how OER can be used by students for showcasing teaching output, and;
  • provide information about Open Education support and where you can go for help creating OER


After attending this session you will

  • understand what OER is at UCL and how you can engage with it 
  • understand how your students can benefit from open education
  • know where to access support and resources for your own OER 
  • be able to encourage staff and students to engage with OER 

Who should attend

Members of UCL staff interested in open education resources and making their teaching resources more shareable.