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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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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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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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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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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How to upload files into WebLearn via WebDAV using WinSCP

You will need to use WebDAV when uploading multiple files, or a large file (> 60MB) into WebLearn. However, we have had reports of users experiencing problems with Microsoft Windows when trying to connect to WebLearn via WebDAV; people are seeing reports … Continue reading

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