In the Spring…

…a person’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of the OxTALENT competition. Apologies to Alfred, Lord Tennyson – but it’s certainly the case that the Easter vacation provides an ideal opportunity to reflect on how you have used digital technology to … 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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Exploring the potential of VR and AR in education

A blustery Friday afternoon in February saw an eager crowd gather for a workshop on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), organised as part of this year’s Engage programme. Over thirty people attended the session, which was divided into two … Continue reading

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From the innovative to the norm(al): ALT-C 2017 conference

ALT-C is the annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), providing an international platform for learning technology research, practice and policy work from across all educational sectors. The 2017 conference will run from 5th-7th September at the University … Continue reading

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News from the ELI 2017 annual meeting

The 2017 Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting was held in Houston, Texas from 12 to 15 February 2017, with the theme ‘Transforming the academy: Building communities of practice’. This is a smaller meeting than the EDUCAUSE annual conference, focusing on … Continue reading

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Enhancing teaching and learning with technology: two events for your diary

Enhancing teaching and learning with technology Wednesday 1 March 14:00-17:00 Join Dr Xavier Laurent and Emma Procter-Legg for a hands-on workshop that explores how to integrate technology in teaching to enhance student engagement. In this session you will learn how to: improve in-class … Continue reading

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Events calendar on the Digital Education at Oxford website

Can you help build a calendar of events for all in Oxford who are interested in educational technologies and techniques, for students, for teaching, and public engagement and outreach? We have started to add events to the Digital Education at … Continue reading

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Technology on tour: coming soon to your department

Learning technologists from Academic IT have been giving staff and students a taste of technology at specially organised roadshows around the University. Designed to raise awareness of the Digital Education Strategy, the roadshows allow staff and students to ask questions … Continue reading

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VLE Review: Were you one of a thousand?

The two VLE Review surveys closed at midnight on Friday 27th January, with a combined total of more than a thousand contributions. This is a very gratifying number, and we thank everyone who has taken part. Your responses will be invaluable, both … 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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