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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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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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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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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WebLearn upgraded to v11-ox1.1 on 16th September 2016

WebLearn was upgraded  to version 11-ox1.1 on 16th September 2016. This release addresses most of the known major issues with WebLearn 11. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience that these problems may have caused. The 11-ox1.1 release has addressed a number of issues … Continue reading

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ORLiMS – On-line Reading Lists Success Story

Thanks to Craig Finlay and Helen Worrell from the Bodleian Social Sciences Library for many of the words and figures in this post. Developed by staff at the Bodleian SSL (Social Science Library) in collaboration with the WebLearn team, ORLiMS … Continue reading

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Writing for the Web video playlist

Many of you know that all Oxford University members have unlimited access to lynda.com, an on-line library of high-quality instructional videos on the latest software tools and skills.  To signup go to http://courses.it.ox.ac.uk/lynda With more than 3,700 courses taught by … Continue reading

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