Supporting the design and development of Oxford’s first MOOC

The University’s announcement of its first massive open online course (MOOC) on 15th November made national headlines. The course, ‘From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development,’ will be led by Sir Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the … Continue reading

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SHaring Online Activities for Learning: all systems go on the SHOAL project!

This article is posted on behalf of Lucy Tallents and Jocelyne Hughes The SHOAL project aims to enhance digital learning opportunities at Oxford.  A new search-and-share portal will allow staff and students to try for themselves hands-on activities developed here … Continue reading

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Courses Spotlight: Your stories through digital media

Many of us share aspects of our life through social media, but feel less comfortable telling the story of our research and work in a professional context. We have a number of short courses which will give you an insight … Continue reading

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Courses Spotlight: WebLearn, plagiarism awareness

Here’s a reminder of the remaining dates in Trinity Term for our courses on WebLearn and on plagiarism awareness. All take place in our Banbury Road teaching rooms. WebLearn The Lessons tool can be used to present students with structured … Continue reading

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News from IT Services: Trinity 2016

The Trinity edition of News from IT Services has been published. It brings you up to date with general developments in IT Services, gives examples of how we support the work of the University and highlights forthcoming events. A number of the articles … Continue reading

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Courses Spotlight: How organised are your references?

There are some great tools around for keeping track of your research reading, annotating and organising your references and managing your collection of PDFs. They can even take care of correct citation and build your bibliography while you are writing … Continue reading

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Call for entries: ALT 2016 Learning Technologist of the Year Awards

The OxTALENT 2016 competition closed last Friday.  If you missed the chance to submit your application, why not make a submission to the ALT 2016 Learning Technologist of the Year Awards? ALT is the UK’s leading membership organisation in the … Continue reading

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Research in Learning Technology: round-up of recent articles

Research in Learning Technology is the peer reviewed Open Access journal of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). It aims to raise the profile of research in learning technology, encouraging research that informs good practice and contributes to the development … Continue reading

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ARC training: Trinity Term programme

The Advanced Research Computing (ARC) team has scheduled the following courses this term. All are free for any member of the University to attend. One-day courses: These run from 10.00am until roughly 4.00pm. We will provide light refreshments; there will … Continue reading

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Getting to know and use WebLearn

Have you been tasked with creating, maintaining or expanding WebLearn areas for your department, faculty or college? WebLearn is a devolved service, which means that each unit is responsible for their own WebLearn presence, including the structure, content and interactive … Continue reading

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