Digital diarists give a glimpse into the student experience

The DIGE 2 project is now well under way. In February the core project team of Liz and Sarah was joined by three graduate students from the Department of Education: Kinga Petrovai, Laura Pinkerton and Erin Young. In contrast with … Continue reading

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What happens when the Daily Mail finally takes note?

The results of one of the Education Enhancement Team’s projects is being written about in the national press this week. Over the years you may have heard one of us talk about our work community-sourcing First World War memories from across … Continue reading

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DIGE 2: Revisiting the Student Digital Experience

Three years ago we carried out DIGE, the University’s first detailed study of students’ experience of digital technologies in their academic and social lives. The time has come to revisit the findings from that work, and so we will shortly … Continue reading

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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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Reading Roadshow

(Cross-posted from the RunCoCo blog) On Sunday 10 August, members of the public were invited to Reading Museum to share their family stories and memorabilia from the First World War. Subject experts were on hand to help identify the objects … Continue reading

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Making the Link between University and Schools via Technology

A significant part of what we do in the Education Enhancement Team involves supporting academics, early career researchers and university staff in selecting digital technologies and strategies to share their educational resources with a large, international audience. This is for … 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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Meeting the Thames Valley Country House Partnership

On June 24th we had the opportunity to see more of the interesting work done by the Thames Valley Country House Partnership. The Partnership, which aims to create links between the University of Oxford and country houses in the Thames … Continue reading

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Stories from a British Library book launch

Last night Baroness Blackstone, chair of the British Library, launched as part of their new exhibition Jackie Storer’s book ‘Hidden Stories of the First World War‘, published by the British Library: Fascinating insights into everyday lives in WW1: In ‘Hidden Stories of … Continue reading

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Enduring war exhibition at the British Library

Last night was the launch of the new Enduring War: Grief, Grit and Humour exhibition at the British Library. In only a very small set of objects from the Library’s collections you follow the history and experience of the First World War. … Continue reading

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