Should the University support staff who suffer harassment?

What if the headlines “Cyberbullying suicide” were about an Oxford student or a member of staff? For Safer Internet Day 2014 over 50 representatives from across the University of Oxford came together to discuss the University’s response to harassment. Podcasts … Continue reading

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A hands-on approach to building digital literacy

As part of the “Engage” series, the Imperial War Museum will present their ‘Computer Club’ which enables staff to gain hands-on experience with technology and aims to increase their digital literacy. This briefing will examine the practicalities of running the programme … Continue reading

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How a holiday snap might be worth a thousand bullet points

While preparing my presentation on our OER research project for next week’s ALT-C Conference, I’ve been reflecting on an encouraging trend among conference organisers: the request that presenters show fewer slides and make them more ‘dynamic’ or ‘interesting’. Guidelines may … Continue reading

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The sandwich and the assassination that sparked the First World War

As we approach the 100 year anniversary of the assassination of Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914, take a tour of these superb open educational resources gathered by the University of Oxford – Beyond the Archduke: the First World War by Kate … Continue reading

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How to write better to encourage more people to read your blog

Here are some ways to help encourage more people to read your blog. This seems straightforward and common sense – but it won’t hurt to outline here some strategies which you can employ every time you blog. And a few … Continue reading

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Creating a better Internet together!

Behind the scenes we’re working hard to swiftly put online the audio and video from Oxford University’s Safer Internet Day 2014 summit, run as part of this international campaign, reported on by national broadcasters, news channels and bloggers. Future blog … Continue reading

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Unlocking Sources – The First World War online & Europeana Conference

Academics, curators, project staff and the RunCoCo team gathered at the Unlocking Sources – The First World War online & Europeana Conference  in Berlin at the end of January. Some 200 participants were treated to a series of talks introducing … 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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Digital Humanities at Oxford

This week marks the annual Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School, and I’m thrilled to be so involved in it this year. I usually give a presentation, but this year’s Cultural Connections strand provides more opportunities for the EET to … Continue reading

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