OxTALENT now open until Friday 5th May

Have you created a great app, or designed an eye-catching conference poster or data visualisation to support teaching, learning, research or outreach in the University? Or has someone else impressed you with an exciting use of technology in this way? … 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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Replay: the student perspective

On 1st August 2016 the University launched its Replay lecture capture service, to which departments and faculties are signing up in increasing numbers. Given that the service was developed substantially in response to requests from students, it was natural to seek their … Continue reading

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The Academic IT Service Portfolio: Video and Media

Complementing the release of the University’s eagerly awaited Digital Education Strategy, Academic IT Services is pleased to publish a revised and extended portfolio of services to staff and students in the Collegiate University. The services fall into the following broad categories: Teaching and … Continue reading

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OxTALENT 2016: The winners are announced

The 2016 OxTALENT awards ceremony was held at the Oxford Martin School on Tuesday 14th June. We were honoured by the presence in our midst, not only of three Pro-Vice-Chancellors (one of them a recipient of an OxTALENT award himself!), … Continue reading

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