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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OxREACH helps bring LIFE to newborns in Africa

A growing number of universities are adopting a crowdfunding approach to support the innovative ideas of staff and students, and Oxford is no exception. With a grant from the IT Innovation Challenges run by IT Services, Isis Innovation has developed … Continue reading

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‘Like watching a carnival going on outside’: coping with distraction in the digital age

The near ubiquity of wifi and/or 4G, together with the high level of mobile device usage, means students can be almost constantly online. Many check their email, messaging apps and social networks as soon as they wake up, several times … Continue reading

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Digital technologies in tutorials: to BYOD or not to BYOD?

Universities across the UK – and indeed, across the world – have witnessed a trend towards ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD). Indeed, in many institutions it’s expected that most students will not only have access to their own devices (laptops, … Continue reading

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The 12 Apps of Christmas: a free and fun way to explore mobile apps for teaching and learning

A key finding of our recent student digital experience (DIGE 2) project is the huge growth in students’ use of mobile devices to support their learning between 2012 and 2015. Survey data suggest that 86% of undergraduates now use a … Continue reading

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