Adding ‘awesome’ icons to web page in WebLearn

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, most pages in WebLearn 11 use a new icon set: Font Awesome icons. You may well recognise these icons from other websites or phone ‘Apps’. Unlike the previous (‘Silk’) icons these are not images, they … Continue reading

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Collaborative authoring of materials

The 2017 version of the annual NMC Horizon Report was launched during the final session of this years ELI conference. One of the key themes is “Collaborative Learning Approaches” (see Page 5 of NMC Horizon Report Preview, 2017 Higher Education … Continue reading

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Learning Management Systems – what comes next? A presentation about the Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) by Dr Charles Severance, Mon 27 Feb at 12.30

We are thrilled to announce that Dr Charles Severance from the University of Michigan will be giving a short talk about the “Next Generation Digital Learning Environment” (NGDLE) in IT Services, Banbury Rd on Monday 27th February at 12.30. This … Continue reading

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Learning Activities to Promote Student Collaboration

Guest post by Lucy Tallents & Jocelyne Hughes The SHOAL portal will go live in March, following a beta-testing phase in February (to participate in the trial, email shoal@maillist.ox.ac.uk).  As the release date approaches, we will blog about specific learning … Continue reading

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WebLearn version 11-ox4 released on 31st January 2017

WebLearn was upgraded to Version 11-ox4 on the morning on Tuesday 31st January 2017, we apologise for any inconvenience caused by the disruption. If you would like to suggest improvements to WebLearn then please do so by contributing to the WebLearn User … Continue reading

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SHOAL blog post – Beta-testing

Testing Testing! We are excited to announce that in February the SHOAL portal moves into a beta-testing phase!  We invite staff and students to join our group of trial users, to give us feedback on the portal design.  Trial participants … Continue reading

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New version of Turnitin: Feedback Studio

Turnitin has released a major product upgrade that is now available at Oxford University. The new version of the service (which has been live since the afternoon of Monday 16th Jan 2017), is called Turnitin Feedback Studio and offers all … Continue reading

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WebLearn Unavailable 6th Jan 00:00 – 00:15

In order to restore full dual-site resilience following Tuesday’s outage of the Shared Data Centre, WebLearn will be unavailable for about 15 minutes at midnight tonight (Jan 6th from 00:00 until 00:15). We apologise for the short notice and any … Continue reading

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SHOAL promotes discovery and connections

Discoverability and connectivity are core to the SHOAL project’s aims. Digital learning activities will be discoverable through the new SHOAL portal currently being developed by Matthew Buckett and Adam Marshall within Weblearn.  Resources will be tagged with Learning Object Metadata … 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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