Researchers at Oxford have produced a trilingual compendium of international, institutional OER case studies . Featuring Open Spires of course.
The European Commission is launching a new strategy called Rethinking Education to encourage Member States to take immediate action to ensure that young people develop the skills and competences needed by the labour market and to achieve their targets for … Continue reading
The World OER Congress held at UNESCO, Paris on 20-22 June 2012 recommended that member states ‘Foster awareness and use of OER’: Promote and use OER to widen access to education at all levels, and improve both cost-efficiency and quality of … Continue reading
Better Learning through Technology – a report from the SchoolsTech Conversation . LTG’s Liz Masterman’s says “the report gives a good sense of the current landscape in schools from teachers’ perspectives. The sentence that leapt out for me is ‘Technology … Continue reading
The site is a portal to a collection of high quality self-study open educational resources (OERs) targeted at students in UK institutions following research degrees.
Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. The areas of emerging technology cited for 2012 are: Mobile Apps,Tablet … Continue reading
Once again this year, OUCS becomes a venue during Artweeks to showcase the beautiful and inspiring artwork created by our colleagues.
Oxford University’s Environmental Sustainability Report includes mentions for the Media Production Unit’s video conferencing facilities. Saving the University thousands of travel miles and staff time in transit.
The ability of researchers to handle information is of vital importance. This study from RIN asks questions about how researchers develop appropriate skills, the support they receive, the training opportunities provided for them, and the take-up of such opportunities are … Continue reading
Technology Outlook UK Tertiary Education 2011-2016 is the new NMC Horizon Report co-sponsored by the JISC. This year: open content, mobiles, cloud computing and tablets. Next year game-based learning, new scholarship, learning analytics and semantic applications.