Ada Lovelace and Beyond!

Preparations for this year’s Ada Lovelace Day are now fully under way and what an exciting event it looks to be! We were so delighted by the success of last year’s Wikipedia editathon that we have decided to adopt a similiar … Continue reading

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Be Part of the WW1 Centenary Commemoration at Oxford

Resource development for the First World War centenary My first experience of working at the University was as a Summer Intern in 2013 so this exciting opportunity for a student currently studying at Oxford to come and work with the … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2014 summit preparations

Universities do not have effective systems to help staff who have been subjected to online bullying and sexual harassment. Sara Perry in Times Higher Education: ‘Academics face the cybercreeps alone’ 21 November 2013 Can we build an action plan for … 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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It’s all about where they find you…

This month the First World War Poetry Digital Archive received its 1 millionth hit. Launched in November 2008, it reached the million mark in half the time than that of its predecessor The Wilfred Owen Archive. But where do our … Continue reading

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Engage: Social Media Michaelmas 2013

We are thrilled to announce that we will run our award-winning training programme ‘Engage: Social Media Michaelmas’ for a second time! We are currently pulling together a fantastic programme of talks, courses and workshops that will inspire and build skills … 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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Social engineering (or “which Disney princess are you?”)

“Social engineering” has a number of meanings. For the security world “social engineering” is a way of fooling you into disclosing information. It’s nothing new, but with social media sites like Facebook, it has become easier for the criminal to … Continue reading

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Cafe Culture Beware!

The UK climate may not always be conducive to eating al-fresco, and there is something else to beware of – not just the weather. As the recent theft of a laptop shows (captured on CCTV and reported in the Evening … Continue reading

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Social Media Workshops

Social media can be a powerful tool for wider engagement and knowledge exchange. The Education Enhancement Team provides support and training in coming to grips with different social media platforms and developing a social media strategy. You can come along … Continue reading

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