ACIT News – Michaelmas Term 14 – Week 0 #WebLearn #iTunesU #engage #research #courses

New IT Services Websites Major New WebLearn release: WebLearn 10 Happy 6th Birthday to Oxford on iTunes U Engage: Social Media Michaelmas series Online Research Database Service launched Support for software selection and sustainability Research data management induction resources Open … Continue reading

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LTG Announce: Hilary Term 14 – Week 8 ( last one this term) #OER #funding #research #open

The IT Services Newsletter Academic IT annual report (2012-2013) is published Seminar: Apereo Open Academic Environment Open Education Week WebLearn Update Research Data Oxford Engage – How IT Services can Help Calls for proposals for ALT( Association for Learning Technology) … Continue reading

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LTG Announce: Michaelmas Term 13 – Week 4 @ltgoxford @ox_it #research #free #data

Oxford OERs in Times Educational Supplement Digital Media User Group (DMUG) Michaelmas term 2013 – The future of digital media at Oxford Featured LTG case study – OxTweet: a virtual taste of student life Research Skills Toolkit Improved discoverability of … Continue reading

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ALT-C 2013: Now is the time to rethink the use of VLEs

Slides presented at the ALT-C 2013: Now is the time to rethink the use of VLEs.

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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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What is Learning Analytics

Definition Learning Analytics (LA) identifies, collects, measures, analyses and reports data about students and their learning contexts to improve student learning experience. Thus LA consists of two distinct  parts: a robust technology to process and present intelligent and meaningful information; … Continue reading

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How to gather feedback from your audience about your podcasts

You have made the effort to produce podcasts. How do you know whether your podcasts have benefited your target audience? Apart from gathering quantitative feedback which may be achieved using a number of methods including Google Analytics, let’s briefly talk … Continue reading

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Questions and thoughts about free online education for all

In January, I blogged about free online education for all provided by the Khan Academy.  Three months on, more websites joined the “free online education for all” model. To name two: Coursera and Udacity.     Here are two questions and my … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE: Seven things you should know about First-Generation Learning Analytics

“Learning analytics (LA) applies the model of analytics to the specific goal of improving learning outcomes. LA collects and analyzes the “digital breadcrumbs” that students leave as they interact with various computer systems to look for correlations between those activities … Continue reading

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The journal – Research in Learning Technology is now Open Access

Research in Learning Technology is now Open Access. All back volumes 1993-2011 are now freely available online ! This is the research journal of the Association for Learning Technology. “It aims to raise the profile of research in learning technology, … Continue reading

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