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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Corpus Christi College education roadshow

On Thursday 1st June 11am-2pm why not pop into Corpus Christi College to see the University’s learning technologists – and: Experience virtual reality (VR); Hear how technologies like VR are already in use in the University; and Try a touchscreen … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: Lest We Forget

This summer, Oxford University is launching ‘Lest We Forget’, a new community-based initiative to preserve materials held by the public dating from the First World War. Lest We Forget builds on the success of Academic IT’s The Great War Archive … Continue reading

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Book your FREE consultation with the University’s learning technologists

We can help you with ideas and approaches that are changing teaching and learning – online, face-to-face, or both. And, on Thursday lunchtimes you can visit our Digital Education drop-in sessions at the Mathematical Institute and in Corpus Christi College. … Continue reading

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Seminar: Developing digital literacy by mapping controversies: Revealing echo chambers and the machinery of the internet

Academic IT has links with the  Learning and New Technologies Research Group in the Department of Education. The group organises a programme of research seminars with invited speakers; the next one is on Tuesday 9th May: Developing digital literacy by … Continue reading

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Seminar: Researching participation in teachers’ Facebook groups

Academic IT has links with the  Learning and New Technologies Research Group in the Department of Education. The group organises a programme of research seminars with invited speakers; the next one is on Thursday 20th April: Researching participation in teachers’ … 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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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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