Copyright or copywrong?

Questions about intellectual property and copyright face many of us working in education. The digital world opens up new opportunities, but also presents new challenges, not least when it comes to making legislation and guidance from pre-digital times fit current conditions. … Continue reading

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OxTALENT 2017: winners’ roll call

The sixteenth annual OxTALENT awards ceremony was held at the Oxford Martin School on Wednesday 14th June. In total, 87 entries had been received (a record!), and their quality was reflected in the number of awards made: 23 across the seven categories. This year the … Continue reading

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Announcing the speakers at the OxTALENT awards ceremony 2017

The OxTALENT awards ceremony showcases our winners’ creative use of technology for teaching, learning, outreach and public engagement, celebrating the impact of their work and the inspiration it has provided to others. This year’s ceremony will take place on the afternoon … Continue reading

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#oxtalent2017: a record year for entries

Entries for this year’s OxTALENT competition closed last Friday night, and we’re delighted to announce a record haul of 87: 10 more than last year’s record! Once again, the research posters category attracted the greatest number of entries, but we … Continue reading

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make: an impact in Trinity Term

Each year we run a series of lunch time talks under the banner of make: which showcases the creative use of technology and digital resources in teaching, learning and outreach around the University. In past years we have included talks … Continue reading

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Courses Spotlight: Learn to make a video – 3 day, hands-on workshop

Video: Producing a mini documentary 13-15 March 2017, 9.15-16.15 each day Cost: staff £180, students £90 A comprehensive 3-day introduction to all the core skills needed to make a short documentary. You will have the opportunity to work on a … Continue reading

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Screen-recording software

Usability – how well a digital tool supports users in carrying out their tasks ‘in an effective, efficient and satisfactory manner’ (Freire et al. 2012) – is a crucial consideration, whether you’re developing a new tool or deciding whether to … Continue reading

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Replay Lecture Capture: get up to speed (and stay there) with free training

The Replay Lecture Capture team has announced this term’s programme of training for both new and existing users. All sessions are offered free of charge and take place in the IT Learning Centre in IT Services’ offices at 13 Banbury … Continue reading

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Free Research Skills workshops for grad students – January

Research Skills Toolkit is coming in January 2017, week 1. Kick off your new term with some great ideas for tools and techniques that will make a real difference for your research. These 2-hour workshops – developed for 1st and … Continue reading

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WWI Research Competition results in engaging teaching and learning resources

As part of the University’s World War I Centenary programme, Academic IT Services teamed up with TORCH to launch a World War I research competition. Over the summer, we welcomed proposals from students and early career researchers, from any discipline at the … Continue reading

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