The University Teaching Awards: Invasion of the Digital?

Each year the University honours those teaching staff who have particularly excelled in supporting their students learning at the Teaching Awards Ceremony, which this year took place in Rhodes House yesterday evening. But it is not only teachers who are … Continue reading

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Giant Waves Swamp University Campus! (a report from ALT-C 2014)

This year’s conference of ALT (the Association for Learning Technology) at the University of Warwick last week invited presenters to draw inspiration from a surfing metaphor with its title Riding Giants: How to innovate and educate ahead of the wave. … Continue reading

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The Learning Designer revisited

For most of the past nine years I have been researching into ways in which different tools can support teachers and lecturers in designing their courses and classes. The work comes under the broad rubric of ‘Learning Design’, which at … Continue reading

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OxTALENT Awards 2013

The 2013 OxTALENT awards are now open! One of the highlights of our year! Every year Academic IT host the annual OxTALENT awards. The awards recognise members of the University who have made use of ICT to foster learning and … Continue reading

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The enduring themes in technology-enhanced learning – a webinar for ALT

This term ALT is running its first MOOC, ocTEL (Open Course in Technology-Enhanced Learning). Each week features a lunchtime webinar which is open to all, regardless of whether you have registered for the course. I was very pleased to be … Continue reading

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