The Shape of Things to Come

The 2006 ‘Horizon’ Report has been released. Published by the New Media Consortium and Educause this attempts to indicate the IT moves that will have a major impact on education over the next 1 to 5 years.

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OUCS assists major Ashmolean Project

OUCS’s Academic Computing Development Team has helped out with a major research project run by the Ashmolean covering Roman Provincial Coinage. the ACDT helped in building the underlying database and the front-end web site.

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HERALD – it just got bigger

Email quotas on Herald have now been increased. Undergraduates will now have 100MB, postgraduates 200MB, and staff 300MB. This is the first step in a phased approach to increasing quotas in response to growing user demand. This first phase was … Continue reading

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Relieving the admin burden

One of the major initiatives launched by OUCS this year (beginning in Hilary Term) was to strategically look at the problem of the increasing administrative burden being loaded onto academics, and to see if IT can help. It was clear … Continue reading

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Student Offer (Free Course)

This year OUCS is offering a voucher (which will be handed out at this week’s Freshers’ fair) to all students. If they present these at OUCS they can get the notes for an OUCS course for free. Why are we … Continue reading

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