Crowdfunding: Lest We Forget

This summer, Oxford University are launching ‘Lest We Forget’, a new community-based initiative to preserve materials held by the public dating from the First World War. Building on from the success of Academic IT’s ‘The Great War Archive‘ in 2008, … 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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Heads-up: session for IT Innovation Challenges – Student 2017

Students can win up to £15,000 worth of funding by submitting an idea to IT Innovation Challenges today! There will be an information session on Monday January 23rd at 12:30 (IT Services, 13 Banbury Road), please feel free to join us. … Continue reading

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Learning technologists out and about in Maths and Social Sciences

On Thursday lunchtimes you can experience virtual reality (VR), try out brand-new portable touchscreen TV technology to demonstrate interactive models, and chat to experts about other technologies for learning and teaching. Come along and talk to the Technology Enhanced Learning … Continue reading

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Engage returns this term with VR and other innovations!

The award winning Engage programme returns, offering you the chance to explore academic networking, public engagement with research, and outreach activities using digital technologies, like social media. The lunchtime sessions kick-off next week with sessions about: the OxReach crowdfunding platform … Continue reading

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