WebLearn User Group 6 Dec 2016, 14:00

Join us at the next meeting of the WebLearn User Group to share ideas and practices: Date: Tuesday 6 December 2016 Time: 14:00 – 16:00 followed by tea and cake Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road Please book to secure … Continue reading

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WebLearn v11-ox3 released on 29 November 2016

WebLearn was been upgraded to Version 11-ox3 on the morning on Tuesday 29th November, we apologise for any inconvenience caused by the disruption. Improvements Images, iframe, videos and the like should now auto resize on a mobile The “Tools & Subsites” … Continue reading

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Schematic of WebLearn Infrastructure

Dave Stewart from the Infrastructure and Hosting team in IT Services sent me this diagram which details all the various hardware components that go to make up WebLearn. I thought it would make an interesting blog post. Here’s an explanation: … Continue reading

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The Digital Education Strategy and SHOAL

Guest post by Dr Lucy Tallents We are keen to make SHOAL relevant to the university’s new Digital Education Strategy, and the ongoing consultation on the DES in divisions and departments.  We hope that the SHOAL portal will support staff … Continue reading

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New series of videos highlights key enhancements in WebLearn 11

Following the successful upgrade to WebLearn 11 during September 2016, the Technology-Enhanced Learning team has been working with Education Media Services to produce a series of videos to promote WebLearn and inform users of the recent enhancements. The first video … Continue reading

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Vive l’entente cordiale! Oxford’s learning technologists meet their counterparts in Bordeaux

Learning Technologists Xavier and Steve from Academic IT have met with their counterparts at the University of Bordeaux to compare notes on the challenges and opportunities in supporting technology enhanced learning. Bordeaux University The original University of Bordeaux was established in … Continue reading

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6 Tips For Good Web Design

We found a very interesting resource developed by usability guru Jakob Nielson which gives some points about good design. Here’s a condensed summary: People cannot use information they are unable to find: try to situate material in the most obvious place – try … Continue reading

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Pasting from MS Word into WebLearn

We often get complaints about ugly and poorly formatted text in WebLearn which appears as a result of cutting and pasting from Microsoft Word. (All advice in this blog also applies to MS Outlook as it uses the same text … Continue reading

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