LTG Announce: Hilary Term 14 – Week 4

1. TESconnect – A new channel for reaching schools 2. The Unlocking Sources conference in Berlin 3. New Europeana 1914-1918 platform launched 4. Safer Internet Day summit about online harassment 5.  Security and privacy online: You are the target! 6. … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Community, e-learning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

LTG Announce: Hilary Term 14 – Week 2

1. WebLearn: How to display Graduate Training on your website 2. Plagiarism: How to avoid it (for students) 3. itlp courses: Thinking about podcasting? 4. OSS Watch Newsletter – January edition highlights 5. Beyond MOOCs: Sustainable online learning in institutions … Continue reading

Posted in Community, e-learning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The collected wisdom of ALT members: lecture caputure tools

Does your institution do lecture capture?  What platform are you using? Recently this has been discussed on the ALT mailing list.  In order to see the big picture, Julian Prior from Southampton Solent University set up a survey and published … Continue reading

Posted in Community, e-learning, learning technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The collected wisdom: Media Content Management System (CMS) discussion on the ALT mailing list

As Diana Laurillard commented at the ALT committee meeting last month, there had been interesting discussions on the ALT mailing list. This is the first of ‘The collected wisdom’ series to capture and share the knowledge generated by the community … Continue reading

Posted in Community, e-learning, learning technology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A refreshing way of running a committee meeting

I had an interesting day yesterday in Birmingham at the #ALT (Association for Learning Technology) Joint Optional Committees and Strategy meeting. ALT is the UK’s leading membership organisation in the learning technology field. Its purpose is “to ensure that use … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Community | Tagged , | Leave a comment

LTG Announce: Hilary Term 13 – week 3

@oxfordweblearn, @ox_it, @ITLPOXFORD,@educause,@jisccetis, @HEAcademy 1. WebLearn courses 1.1  Plagiarism: WebLearn and Turnitin Monday 4 February 12:30-13:30 This one-hour course discusses issues surrounding plagiarism. The Turnitin plagiarism detection service identifies pieces of text in studentsÂ’ work that match with existing electronic … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Community, e-learning, Free online courses, learning and teaching | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

LTG weekly newsletter – Michaelmas Term 12 – Week 6

1.  Free workshop with IT and Library skills & services for your research 2. FAQs, tips and hints for using WebLearn 3. Be in the first group piloting the new Assignments tool and GradeMark 4. engage: social media michaelmas 5. … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , | Leave a comment

LTG weekly newsletter – Michaelmas Term 12 – Week 5

LTG announce – Week 5 1. Resources for Remembrance Day 2. WebLearn and Turnitin courses 3. engage: social media michaelmas 4. ITLP courses – WISER: top up your information skills 5. Webcast recording: Connecting the dots between Open Access and … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Free education for everyone

With over 2700 videos, the Khan Academy covers many subjects from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 289 practice exercises.  What’s more, almost everything is offered for free. http://www.khanacademy.org/ Image source: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7175/6604080359_99f41951e4.jpg

Posted in Community, learning and teaching | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

News: Delicious is closing down

Yahoo is closing down the social bookmarking tool – Delicious. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/dec/17/yahoo-closing-problems Here are a set of possible suggestions how to export your bookmarks and import to a similar system.  Note: suggestions are not tested by me. Diigo. http://www.diigo.com How to … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged | Leave a comment