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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Assistive Learning Technologies Report

A new report from the Kellogg ALT Centre highlights the fact that assistive technologies can provide a positive means of helping to enable learning, and a great deal of work has been conducted on this topic from a broad range … Continue reading

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Oxford Talks

You’ll remember that one of the recommendations from the recent DIGE report referred to the need to bring data  about lectures and talks happening at Oxford together in one place.  It referred to ‘OxfordTalks or its successor’. Talks.linacre has now … Continue reading

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Sustainability

Jisc and Ithaka S+R are launching “Sustaining Our Digital Future: Institutional Strategies for Digital Content”, a new report aimed at helping digital projects to thrive. The report includes a Sustainability Health Check Tool for Digital Content Projects.

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Teenagers and Technology

From addiction to gaming, the distractions of the Internet, to the risks of social networking, the downsides of new technology in the lives of teenagers are often over-blown. Teenagers and Technology by  Oxford researchers Chris Davies (Education)and Rebecca Eynon (OII)presents … Continue reading

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Oportunidad

Researchers at Oxford have produced a trilingual compendium of international, institutional  OER case studies . Featuring Open Spires of course.

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