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Reports from our training and events, both UWP-run and external; updates on new training we’re developing, and why.

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Mar
7
2017

Web Publishers’ Community – March update

This month’s WPC session introduced us to new features coming soon in EdWeb, new tools for developing in Edweb and ways to keep up with future developments. We also gained insight into keeping our websites efficient and up to date.

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Mar
2
2017

Design thinking with Edinburgh students at the Festival of Creative Learning

Last week I supported colleague Ross Ward, part of our Educational Design & Engagement team, in running a session that introduced UX concepts to students, and enabled him to explore new opportunities for technology-enhanced learning.

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Feb
15
2017

Website Support Clinic update – Avoiding repetition

At a recent Website Support Clinic, I worked with a web publisher on a site that repeated the site title in navigation text and URLs. To help readers scanning information on your site, avoid repetition and place trigger words at the left.

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Dec
14
2016

Website Support Clinic update – Working with your lead publisher

At a recent Website Support Clinic, I worked with a web publisher who wanted to make changes that affected areas of the site she didn’t manage. In these cases, while we’re happy to go through how to make changes at support clinics, we ask editors to work with their lead publishers.

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Dec
13
2016

2016, the year in review

We are nearing the end of 2016. This provides us with a great opportunity to review our actions, highlight our achievements, learn from our experiences and set our goals for more success in 2017. These are just a few (but definitely the most significant) areas we worked to develop and improve this year.

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