WebLearn and Turnitin: Apr 2012 – Oct 2012

I forgot to post this last October, better late than never! The headline news is that Old WebLearn (aka Bodington) is no more: it was decommissioned on 18th September and its demise seems to have cause very little impact indeed. … Continue reading

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WebLearn and Turnitin Report: Oct 2012 – Jan 2013

Old WebLearn (aka Bodington) really is no more now: it was decommissioned on 18th September and finally turned off during the week of 14 January 2013. There were over 17,000 separate logins to (new) WebLearn on the first day of … Continue reading

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Byte sized Site Management (Site Info) tool

Questions and Answers that emerged from the WebLearn Bytes – Site Management (Site Info) session on 22 January 2013: (some points venture into other tools, not only the Site Info tool…) Q: Can you use WebLearn for student peer review? … Continue reading

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WebLearn unavailable on 22 January 2013 7-9am

It is planned to upgrade WebLearn to version 2.8-ox4.1 on Tuesday 22 January 2013 7-9am. There will be no service during this period. Sorry for the short notice. This bug fix release will address problems with the SES tool.

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Research into Effective Site Templates

The following paper written by Jill Fresen, Fawei Geng and erstwhile WebLearn team Academic Visitor Robin Hill, was published in the Journal of ALT: Research in Learning Technology at the end of last year. Derivation of electronic course templates for … Continue reading

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WebLearn upgraded to version 2.8-ox4 on 8 January 2013

New WebLearn was upgraded on 8th January 2013 to version 2.8-ox4. For more detailed information please looked at the detailed release notes. Improvements Brand new Search tool: site names, site descriptions and reading lists now indexed Many improvements to Student … Continue reading

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WebLearn and Plagiarism Courses Hilary Term 2013

WebLearn and Plagiarism Courses – Hilary Term 2013 A variety of taught courses are offered by IT Services free of charge, to support the use of WebLearn and the plagiarism awareness software Turnitin. Course books for the formal courses (3-hour … Continue reading

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WebLearn Student Experience Project

Adapted from the project report by Joanna Wild and Fawei Geng Introduction From 1 October 2011 to 30 April 2012 the DIGE (Student Digital Experience) project was carried at Oxford.  In the project report,  staff and student feedback about WebLearn … Continue reading

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