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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Sakai 11 QA testing is in full swing!

From Dede Hourican (Marist College) For the past month, the Sakai Quality Assurance (QA) team has been conducting weekly QA “Test Fests” on Thursdays, 10am to noon Eastern time (15:00 – 17:00 GMT). These communal testing sessions provide an opportunity … Continue reading

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A Tool for Choosing Projects, Modules or Options in WebLearn

This from Jon Mason, Medical Sciences: We have just been awarded funding from the IT Innovation Seed Fund for a project to develop a simple, flexible web application to enable the collation, communication and choosing of project, module, or other … Continue reading

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WebLearn Plans for the Next Few Months

We thought it might be useful to outline what tasks the WebLearn team are currently working on. The focus at the moment is on 4 projects but we are also spending time inducting two new developers and two new learning … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview of WebLearn (Sakai) 11

Members of the WebLearn team (and TWISA winner Lucy Tallents) have just returned from the annual Apereo conference held in Baltimore. Aside from the delicious crab cakes, there were numerous other benefits not least being able to help define the … 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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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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Locating Researcher Training at Oxford University

The Researcher Training site in WebLearn has recently been expanded to advertise training opportunities provided by all the academic divisions and departments as well as central services such as the Bodleian Libraries, IT Services (ITLP), Careers Service, Language Centre and … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Search

As you may or may not know, WebLearn’s search tool has been completely rewritten. This rewrite has introduced a number of powerful new features that have been hitherto hidden from the user. As part of the funding given to OUCS … Continue reading

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