Widening reach

Our top team  of digital crowdsourcers have been travelling again. This time to Fort Cadine in Trento, in northern Italy.  Once again, the community was invited to bring along family memorabilia – including letters, photographs, objects, and diaries – and … Continue reading

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Massive Online Open Content

Oxford University continues to lead the UK in the amounts of open online learning resources we release. Check out our new international collections highlighted as part of our HEA internationalisation projects.

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OpenSleigh 2012

Throughout December we are gathering our twinkliest free content together  in a sled-load of  gifts.  Please enjoy OpenSleigh, with best wishes for the festive season.

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Ada Lovelace Day

In celebration of Ada Lovelace day we have highlighted content from women scientists in our podcast collection and there is a wikipedia editathon at the RSL.

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Student-created content

We have several interns and work placement students with us over the summer  developing tools and creating content for the LTG.  Read about Ankita’s  OER podcasts.

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Chilling

The Europeana 1914-1918 project has appeared in over 20 press articles detailing stories of incredible finds at its World War I family history roadshows, including a badly spelt postcard sent from a young Adolf Hitler. The initiative to capture the … Continue reading

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Great writers engage

OUCS has been host to  teachers and lecturers from UK schools, colleges and HE this week for another of our teacher engagement workshops. The project team ran a workshop focused on content discovery, creation, and evaluation giving teachers  the chance to engage … Continue reading

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@Arras95

 Between the 9th April and 16th May 2012 an experiment in social media will take place as part of our ‘Continuations and beginnings’ project.  We will tweet the events of the Battle of Arras in realtime, from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Luxembourg visit for Great War Archive project

LTG colleagues are collecting and digitising family history artefacts in cities across Europe.  A poster outside the collection venue in Luxembourg.

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What are you going to do with your extra day?

Develop a skill? Grow your knowledge and understanding? Sort out your reading list? To mark the 2012 Leap Year all courses at OUCS on February the 29th are FREE. Book now to avoid disappointment.

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