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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Call for Entries: 2015 Teaching with Sakai (aka WebLearn) Innovation Award

Announcement from the TWISA Committee The Sakai Teaching and Learning community is seeking submissions for the 2015 Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) competition. The award recognizes innovation and excellence in technology-supported teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement. We look … Continue reading

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Customisable Branding of Sites

You can now customise the appearance of all your WebLearn sites, for example, your department, faculty or college can have a its own top banner on pages. (This is an enhancement of a previous post.) One or more of the … Continue reading

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Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWISA) Now Open for Entries

Call for Entries: 2013 Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) The Sakai Teaching and Learning community is seeking submissions for the annual Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) competition. The award recognizes innovation and excellence in technology-supported teaching, academic collaboration, … Continue reading

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Research into Effective Site Templates

The following paper written by Jill Fresen, Fawei Geng and erstwhile WebLearn team Academic Visitor Robin Hill, was published in the Journal of ALT: Research in Learning Technology at the end of last year. Derivation of electronic course templates for … Continue reading

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WebLearn and Plagiarism Courses Hilary Term 2013

WebLearn and Plagiarism Courses – Hilary Term 2013 A variety of taught courses are offered by IT Services free of charge, to support the use of WebLearn and the plagiarism awareness software Turnitin. Course books for the formal courses (3-hour … Continue reading

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WebLearn and Turnitin information sessions for staff

Are you planning staff induction or preparation sessions for the new academic year? You are? Then why not consider including a WebLearn or Turnitin information session in your schedule. The central WebLearn team is able to offer free information or … Continue reading

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Using Templates to Create New Sites

Post by Fawei Geng & Adam Marshall The recent upgrade to WebLearn version 2.8 has seen the introduction of a number of site templates. These templates can be used when creating a site from scratch and will impose structure and … Continue reading

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Date for the next WebLearn User Group meeting announced

The next WebLearn User Group meeting will be Tuesday 10 July 2012, 2pm at OUCS. Bookings will be available from mid-April at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TOVD Speakers: Wulf Forrester-Barker (NDORMS) and Ed Long (Blavatnik School of Government).

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Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award 2012

Each year the Sakai Foundation runs a competition to recognise and promote innovation in using Sakai (WebLearn at Oxford) for teaching and learning. The winners have travel expenses and conference registration paid to attend and present their innovations at the … Continue reading

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