Digital Expertise

Our Academic IT XML and TEI experts worked with Bodleian Libraries to develop digital texts of Shakespeare’s plays.  Henry V is released today. The XML-encoded plays will allow readers to search across plays and within a character’s speeches, as well as broadening accessibility … Continue reading

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Digital Skills

The University suggests in its digital strategy that we should provide: “Training and skills for staff and students to broaden and deepen the capability of all members of the University to embrace digital.” The schedule for IT teaching in Trinity Term 2014 is now available.

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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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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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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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Ready to Research

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.

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Technology Outlook

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.

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JISC digital content

Content and collections for all occasions.

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open attribute tool

Re-using Creative Commons licensed content is all very well, but attributing it properly can be difficult and confusing. This helpful plug-in for Firefox aims to make it easier to ensure that you properly attribute the creator.

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Viewfinder from BUFVC

With wide-ranging information for academic staff, researchers and librarians, the BUFVC magazine  Viewfinder explores the production, study and use of film, television and related media for higher education and research in up-to-the-minute feature articles and other news and comment. This months issue  … Continue reading

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