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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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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WebLearn and Turnitin Courses and User Group meetings: Michaelmas term 2018

IT Services offers a variety of taught courses to support the use of WebLearn and the plagiarism awareness software Turnitin. Course books for the WebLearn Fundamentals course (3 hours) can be downloaded for self study. Places are limited and bookings … 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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Turnitin Maintenance: Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)

A message from Turnitin. To clarify, during the maintenance period (Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)) it will not be possible to create or submit assignments via the Turnitin website it will not be possible to create a new … Continue reading

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Improvements to WebLearn in version 11-ox12

WebLearn was upgraded to version 11-ox12 at the end of August: this was a small release. Improvements Lessons, the correct list of content providers is now listed on the More Tools > External Tool Import’ page – this is the … Continue reading

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Replay (Lecture Capture Service) Downtime plus Mandatory Upgrade

From Steve Pierce (Replay Service Delivery Manager) Dear Replay community, Mandatory client upgrade to 5.6 or above – July 21 Downtime – July 24 18:00 – 21:00 Downtime – July 28 23:00 – July 29 02:00 Downtime – August 11 … Continue reading

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Testing IMS LTI Support

SaLTIre is a very useful “tool” for testing IMS LTI support. The site https://lti.tools/saltire/ provides a test Tool Provider and Tool Consumer which is great for quick checks of LTI support. The website was originally developed as part of a JISC project.

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Add Interactive Video Content to WebLearn

Those wonderful people at H5P have made some improvements to their interactive video content type. (This allows one to embed a You Tube video in an HTML page or Lessons pages and overlay quizzes, pop-up text or other types of … Continue reading

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WebLearn Usage Over The Last 6 Years

I thought it would be useful to present some of the WebLearn usage figures that we used to supply for the annual report. Many apologies for the missing unique visitors data. 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 Unique visitors 12,385 … Continue reading

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