Blog posting on Harvard Plagiarism issue

Melissa Highton, Director of Academic IT Services (Learning and Teaching) has put up this thought-provoking blog piece: http://blogs.it.ox.ac.uk/melissa/2012/10/06/scandal/

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ArtsWeeks at OUCS

OUCS is running ArtsWeek again displaying art by IT staff at Oxford University. Opens tomorrow and runs all next week – all welcome!

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OUCS’s Great War Archive needs your vote

The GWA has entered the EngageU: The European Competition for Best Innovation in University Outreach and Public Engagement. Please vote for it and ask others to too (as it is the best entry after all!)… http://engageawards.com/entry/81

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Oxford’s WW1 user generated content project steams on

Today Luxembourg, in two weeks Dublin, then Preston, Slovenia, Denmark, etc. Oxford’s Great War Archive project rolls on …

http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en

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Any good ideas on what we should be providing online for students?

The student digital experience project is looking for your ideas on what Oxford should be providing!

“What’s on your wish-list for your digital experience at Oxford: more mobile, more wireless, more WebLearn…? Tell us at dige@oucs.ox.ac.uk”

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Free Training at OUCS on the “Extra” Day

I like this. We get an extra day in our lives (OK so it’s in February but we can’t have everything) and OUCS offers free training to celebrate:

“On Febrary 29th OUCS are offering all courses for FREE. USe your extra day this year to develop a skill, grow your knowledge and understanding, or explore the world of free e-books. http://bit.ly/yVRU8I

Or tweet friendly:

On Feb 29th all courses @OUCS are FREE. Learn something new on your extra day this year! http://bit.ly/A1dddk”

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Want to get more out of WebLearn?

Then check this new site of online guides: https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/portal/hierarchy/info

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Eduroam app for iPad iPhone

If you use Eduroam (and let’s face it, who doesn’t?) then you may be interested in these: https://www.ja.net/janetnews/2012/01/05/eduroam-companion-app-for-iphone-and-ipad/

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Plain guide to FOI

Freedom of Information, one of the most abused bit of legislation ever now has a new ‘plain English’ guide:

http://www.ico.gov.uk/for_organisations/freedom_of_information/guide.aspx

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Oxford gets JISC grant to explore Open Educational Resources re WW1

Another success for Oxford’s LTG in terms of developing its work in open educational resources: http://jiscww1.jiscinvolve.org/wp/jisc-ww1-oer-project-2/

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