Did you know that Sakai has a racing car?

As I’m sure most readers know, WebLearn is built upon the open source Sakai platform. One of the software’s founders, Dr Charles Severance has decided to initiate a guerrilla marketing campaign and have some fun, by buying a cheap old … Continue reading

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WebLearn User Group: Tues 12 March 14:00-16:00

Please join us at the next meeting of the WebLearn User Group: Date: Tuesday 12 March 2019 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm, followed by refreshments Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Rd Come and meet with fellow WebLearn users and members … Continue reading

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Copyright and Audio-Visual Material

I thought this copyright guidance from LearningOnScreen (The British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council) may be of interest to some.

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Free Accessibility Tool

  I thought I’d pass along the following message from JISC. It is important to ensure that the visual content of your website and learning resources has alternative text for those who either cannot see the visual content or struggle … Continue reading

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Free interactive webinar series on Web Accessibility

IT Services is offering a number of free webinars about different aspects of web accessibility so I thought it may be useful to forward the details. You may also be interested in a previous blog post about WebLearn and Accessibility. … Continue reading

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Turnitin will be unavailable on Saturday Jan 5th 2019 from 16:00 – 00:00

Turnitin will be unavailable between 4pm and 12am on Saturday 5th January. All submissions made through WebLearn during this period will be queued and processed once the maintenance is complete. It will not be possible to create a new assignment … Continue reading

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Easy Access to Your Own Personal Replay / Panopto Folder

The recent WebLearn upgrade added a new link entitled “My Replay Folder” to every Oxford SSO user’s Home area (“My Home”). When clicked this link will open a new browser tab displaying a personal folder in Panopto called “My Folder”. … Continue reading

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H5P Improvements: LaTeX, Content Reuse and Copyright Handling

Those wonderful people at H5P have added some new features the most impressive of which is the integration of LaTeX into all content types (eg, drag and drop, multiple choice etc.) If you want more information then you will find that … Continue reading

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Introducing the new ‘Cabinet’ LTI tool

A new (external) tool called ‘Cabinet’ has been added to WebLearn. You can find it in the “Plugins” section of the “Manage Tools” page in “Site Info”. Integrating Object, Image and Text in Oxford Teaching Digital technologies are revolutionising our … Continue reading

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Accessibility and WebLearn

The University’s Disability Advisory Service brought to my attention that Policy Connect, (who describe themselves as “a cross-party think tank improving people’s lives by influencing policy”,) have recently published a report on Accessible VLEs (Twit: #AccessibleVLEs). Apparently there has been lots of interest in the findings … Continue reading

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