LTG Announce – week 3 @ltg #elearning #research #vle #engage

Featured LTG case study – Innovative doctoral training: reproducibility and open science The fifth anniversary of the launch of Oxford’s iTunes U site Research student discussion group in the Digital Humanities WebLearn User Voice – Tell us your ideas and … Continue reading

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LTG Announce – week 2 @ltg #elearning #video # research #vle

Featured LTG case study – WikiNets: organising and sharing your research Editathon Success on Ada Lovelace day The Research Skills Toolkit workshops are open for booking Using digital media Upcoming WebLearn and Turnitin courses How to compress large video files … Continue reading

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How to compress large video files without losing quality using Handbrake

Large video files are slow to upload and download. One of the most popular tools that can significantly shrink the file size without losing quality is Handbrake. It is popular due to three reasons: It can convert video from nearly … Continue reading

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How to display public tweets on a webpage

If you used Twitter’s feed to display public tweets in WebLearn, you may notice that it has stopped working. This is not caused by WebLearn but by a change in Twitter which no longer supports RSS feeds. This blog post … Continue reading

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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

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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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19 million downloads from Oxford on iTunes U

October 2012 marked the fourth anniversary of the launch of Oxford on iTunes U.  Key facts since the launch: 19 million downloads 4,200 podcast items processed 3,480 academic speakers and contributors a worldwide audience of 185 countries Recent highlights include: … Continue reading

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Free education for all – open content sites – a handpicked collection-1

–http://ed.ted.com/ “TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within the growing TED-Ed video library, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and … Continue reading

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