Learning technology weekly newsletter Hilary Term 13 – week 1

1. Modelling4All team awarded John Fell OUP Research Fund 2. New Oxford’s Open Education page 3. WebLearn byte-sized sessions Hilary Term 2013 4. ITLP courses next week 5. Multimedia courses 6. Special journal issue: Digital Inclusion and Learning ======================================= 1. … Continue reading

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How to maximise the benefit when studying a MOOC

So far these are my reflections on studying the OLDS MOOC (http://www.olds.ac.uk/) -week 1 * Studying MOOC is fun and hard work; * A MOOC aims to attract massive participants, therefore, you may not get as much attention as you … Continue reading

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Five great free screen capture tools

Screen capture software can be used to: deliver online lectures that include annotations create demo videos for any computer programs record a video explaining a technical solution  to a problem frequently asked by your students share tips and tricks for … Continue reading

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Listening to our students when developing the VLE

WebLearn Student Experience Project Adapted from the project report by Joanna Wild and Fawei Geng Introduction From 1 October 2011 to 30 April 2012 the DIGE (Student Digital Experience) project was carried at Oxford. In the project report, staff and … Continue reading

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Top tips for making a (to-do) list that works

Making a list helps you to remember what you want to achieve.  Taking off tasks from a list makes you extremely satisfied.  Here are some top tips for making a list that works. Choose the Right Medium: small notepad, your … Continue reading

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Recapture a few interesting blog posts in 2012

A number of posts about free and open education including MOOCs Happy 4th birthday – Oxford on iTunes U WebLearn: creating interactive online learning materials using free open source e-learning applications How to write for the web A free tool: … Continue reading

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