Learning Spaces JISC Infokit

This new resource for universities and colleges gives advice in designing and planning technology rich learning spaces for students.

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Why should we study…?

Our summer interns have been busy developing podcasts. This unique mini-series aims to challenge the literary canon by posing the thorny question ‘why should we study…?’ to experts at the University of Oxford.

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Podcasts from Digital Humanities@Oxford Summer School

20 recordings of sessions in the Cultural Connections theme are now avilable to listen/watch again. DHOxSS is for researchers, project managers, research assistants, and students who are interested in the creation, management, analysis, modelling, visualization, or publication of digital data … Continue reading

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The Open Book

The Open Book explores the social and technological manifestations of this emergent movement for the first time. It features 25 in-depth thought pieces written by pioneers of openness around the world

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Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age

Designing for 21st Century Learning,  examines a wide range of perspectives on effectively designing and delivering learning activities to ensure that future development is pedagogically sound, learner-focused, and accessible. It features Liz Masterman as author of Chapter 4 ‘The challenge … Continue reading

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MOOCs and Open Education: Implications for Higher Education

 By Li Yuan and Stephen Powell, JISC CETIS. March 2013. This report sets out to help decision makers in higher education institutions gain a better understanding of the phenomenon of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and trends towards greater openness … Continue reading

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ever wondered how to cite a television advert?

… Or what about an extra from a DVD? Do you ever need to provide advice to students or contributors about how to reference audiovisual content within their own work? The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) has today launched a … Continue reading

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Into the wild – Technology for open educational resources

By Amber Thomas, Lorna M. Campbell, Phil Barker and Martin Hawksey (Eds).  Reflections on three years of the UK OER Programmes. Our work at Oxford is cited in this new book. Between 2009 and 2012 the Higher Education Funding Council … Continue reading

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Google Analytics

Google Analytics tracks the actions of people when they are browsing your website. These are the most important metrics.  The rationale for using analytics data is to help you understand more about the behaviour of people visiting your web pages. … Continue reading

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Open access to Oxford publications

The University of Oxford academic community is strongly committed to ensuring the widest possible access to its research. A new OpenAccess website has been established by the Bodleian Library to explain how this is to be done.  The Oxford Open … Continue reading

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