Roundtable discussion about professional opportunities for UNED English Studies graduates

We are approaching the end of this subject, and I would like to share with your this video in order to show you how much we have been dealing and working with the basic competences demanded by some sectors of English Studies filed. These are: publishing industry, research, foreing language teaching, and job searching in general.

I hope you like it!


The Scottish Open Education Declaration


One of the primary deliverables we agreed to produce following the Open Scotland Summit held in Edinburgh last year, was a declaration supporting open education in Scotland based on the UNESCO Paris OER Declaration. There was general agreement that the Paris Declaration was a “good thing” however many participants felt it was too focused on OER and that a Scottish declaration should encompass open education more widely. The result is the Scottish Open Education Declaration, a draft statement adapted from the Paris OER Declaration.

In order to coincide with Open Education Week, the first draft of the Scottish Open Education Declaration has been shared online using the CommentPress application to enable all members of the community to add comments and feedback.  We invite all those with an interest in open education in Scotland to comment on and contribute to this draft and to encourage their colleagues to join…

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7 Free Online Tools To Create Digital Publications (Flipbooks, Portfolios, Albums, etc.)

Thanks Lorena! I will follow you 😉

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Read this post via Formatting. I thought this information could be interesting for unit 5, dealing with formatting and self-publication matters. Enjoy and happy new year!

OER Impact Map now open for contributions

I’m pleased to announce the latest addition to the OER Impact Map which now has an outward-facing user interface for entering data.

The URL for the entry form is  From here you can select which hypothesis your evidence relates to; add a geocode; and tag sectors.  Once this information is submitted the entry is queued for editorial review before being published.

You can access the bookmarklet tool for speedier entry of information at  This approach pulls in some of the relevant information from the website you want to cite.

Some tips for use:

  • First, select the type of data you will add – evidence, policy or project
  • Provide as much information as you can – we will try to fill in any gaps
  • ‘Citation’ should be either a URL or an academic reference
  • The body of the evidence entry works like a WSYIWYG editor
  • OER Impact…

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