OUCS Red Carpet Event 30th June.

Tomorrow in OUCS we are hosting a champagne reception for invited guests. This event serves two purposes: To celebrate the launch of the new and improved WebLearn service; and to recognise four prize winners who have used technology to support learning … Continue reading

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Edgeless universities

‘Even august institutions such as the University of Oxford now produce podcasts, including one designed to give an insight into life at the University for those thinking about  applying.’ http://www.demos.co.uk/files/Edgeless_University_-_web.pdf?1245715615

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Enjoy new WebLearn

To promote and support teaching in a research-intensive environment, the University’s WebLearn VLE service has been radically overhauled. The new system has improved usability for tutors and a wide range of tools developed at Oxford. WebLearn provides a 24-hour easily-accessible … Continue reading

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hearts and minds

   In the wake of Lord Carter’s Digital Britain Report, an Oxford survey shows that one of the main challenges will be to change the perceptions of the third of the British population who choose not to use the internet. … Continue reading

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Jobs in LTG

Project Co-ordinator Open Spires OXFORD UNIVERSITY COMPUTING SERVICES Grade 8: Salary £36,532 – £43,622 p.a. Are you an experienced project co-ordinator with a track record of success in an education or technical environment? Excited by the idea of working with … Continue reading

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5 steps to green IT

Step 1: Quantify how much electricity your desktop computers consume. This should take only a few minutes at first, you just need to estimate how many desktop computers and monitors get plugged into your building’s electricity supply, and roughly the … Continue reading

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i-skills and staff development

This research  (2006) done by University of Leeds and Loughborough takes as its starting point the i-skills cycle published by the JISC (2005) based on the Big Blue model (2002). The JISC introduced the concept of staff i-skills in an … Continue reading

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