Jon Stallworthy

Those of us in the Education Enhancement team have worked in collaboration with a great number of academic colleagues over the years. Few collaborations, however, have been as meaningful and enjoyable as those which we formed when developing our First … Continue reading

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The scholarly impact of opening up content

As we approach the centenary of the First World War we are pleased to see our resources being referenced, and content being reused, in high calibre scholarly works. Making content openly available online has made it more discoverable by the … Continue reading

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First World War Resources from the University of Oxford

The Education Enhancement Team has a strong history in developing digital colletions through traditional digitisation processes and community crowdsouring models for First World War Studies. As we approach the 1914-1918 Centenary Oxford is a world-leader in making available digital (open) … Continue reading

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Courses in Hilary Term

Booking is now open for the IT Learning Programme courses that run throughout Hilary Term. The Education Enhancement Team play an active role in the delivery of the programme. offering training in our expert areas. Come along, develop your skills … Continue reading

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Webinar: The Art and Science of Learning Design: a Supplement of Research in Learning Technology

On the 19th November, Liz Masterman joined colleagues from the learning design community in delivering a ALT-hosted Webinar entitled The Art and Science of Learning Design: a Supplement of Research in Learning Technology. The “Research in Learning Technology” journal recently … Continue reading

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Engage for Science

This term Engage: Social Media Michaelmas is hosting a number of talks from Oxford’s science community, providing insight and advice on how to use digital technologies for public engagement, impact, and academic networking. Places are limited – sign up now … Continue reading

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A guide to using digital technologies for public engagement, knowledge exchange and impact

Of particular interest to researchers, research facilitators and anyone involved in outreach activities, the Engage web site provides useful information to those who are looking to enhance their public engagement activities though the use of digital technologies. The site provides … Continue reading

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Engage: Social Media Michaelmas – Programme Launched

The award-winning Engage: Social Media Michaelmas is back! For the second year running IT Services with the Bodleian Libraries will be offering a full term of social media and digital communications events which explores tools and strategies for building online … Continue reading

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This autumn discover our community collections and crowdsourcing service

After 5-years of delivering high profile public engagement projects, in 2013 we launched our ‘Running Community Collections and Crowdsourcing‘ Service. This is a service available to groups internal and external to the University, offering free advice and more indepth coaching, … Continue reading

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A picture is worth a 1000 words…

… or so they say. But if images do create such impact then why are they not used to gain maximum exposure when it comes to disseminating research and academic ideas to wider audiences? For the past two years Garr … Continue reading

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