WebLearn and Turnitin User Group Meetings Hilary Term 2017

WebLearn User Group Meeting 21 March 2017, 14:00 Tuesday 21 March 2017, 14:00 – 16:00, followed by tea and cakes IT Services, 13 Banbury Road The meeting will feature two reports on the completed WebLearn Improved Student Experience (WISE) project, … Continue reading

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Call for Entries: Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (ATLAS) 2017

The Apereo Teaching and Learning community is seeking submissions for the annual Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards competition. The award recognises innovation and excellence in the use of digital technologies to enhance teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement and learning. … Continue reading

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WebLearn 11 video: benefits and new features for students

‘WebLearn: A short guide for students’: the second in the set of three videos showcasing enhancements and features in the new version of WebLearn is now available. This video shows features useful for students, such as the new mobile-friendly design of … 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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Reserve your free place at the Sakai Virtual Conference on 2 November and explore the future of learning online

Twitter: #SakaiVC16 URL: https://trysakai.longsight.com/portal/site/sakai_virtual_conference_2016/ The annual Sakai Virtual Conference – The Future of Learning Online: Beyond the Walled Garden – is an entirely online event with an emphasis on pedagogy, promoting student engagement and best practices in the field of technology enhanced learning. (Sakai is … Continue reading

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WISE tips for engaging academics and students with the VLE

Since Spring 2015 the WISE project has been working with 19 departments, faculties and doctoral training centres to develop and improve their WebLearn presence. In these collaborations we’ve been facing a perennial problem for learning technologists: namely, how to achieve … Continue reading

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WebLearn user Dr Lucy Tallents wins 2015 Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA)

Dr Lucy Tallents from the Department of Zoology has won the Higher Education Online/Hybrid category of this year’s Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA). TWSIA, which is a worldwide competition, has been running since 2008 and recognises excellence in teaching … Continue reading

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The new WebLearn Lessons tool enables a better user experience

WebLearn 10 has brought with it the brand new Lessons Tool. This tool allows one to set up a step-by-step learning exercise which students can be asked to work through in a structured manner. Consider this example: without leaving the … Continue reading

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FAQs from the WebLearn Surveys lunchtime session

Thanks to the participants in the WebLearn Bytes: Surveys session on Tuesday 18 February 2014 for the following interesting questions. Question: Is it possible to merge survey results based on the same template? Answer: The WebLearn Surveys tool cannot pull … Continue reading

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WebLearn: Design and content course – questions answered and tips

The following questions were asked at the WebLearn: Design and content course at IT Services on 14 November 2013: Q: I have embedded a YouTube video on my page.  When it finishes playing, the player displays a number of suggested … Continue reading

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