reach out and touch somebody new

In a survey of 50 Oxford  University academics who podcast open educational materials: 91% want their knowledge to go to the widest public audience possible; 55% want to help students worldwide understand their topic; 45% want to help the public understand … Continue reading

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why choose WebLearn?

I was asked last week to help a group at Oxford decide whether or not to use WebLearn. Taking as a starting point the assumption that you already want a web based learning platform, this is why you should choose … Continue reading

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reward and recognition

Who ever said Oxford University was behind the times technology-wise? Ten years ago Oxford established one of the first internet research groups ( Oxford Internet Institute) and one of the first learning and teaching technology groups ( Learning Technologies Group).  LTG … Continue reading

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e-learning icons

Another blast from the past today. A long time ago I commissioned a set of  40 e-learning icons, and occasionally I get requests for them from odd places.  That happened again today.  Not that I’m saying Georgia is odd.  Although, obviously it … Continue reading

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tasty scran

Having been given the task today to find pictures of highland games I am reminded of the wonderfulness that is SCRAN. I recommend it for images to support all your favourite sporting metaphors: over-coming hurdles, breaking barries,  in it for the … Continue reading

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What can your OER do for you?

 We recently held a Ripple OER ‘institutional strategies’ workshop in Oxford at Kellogg College. ‘In it to win it’ workshop: Institutional marketing strategy and policy for OER Thursday 3 February 2011 What is your OER doing for you?  Video: [mp4] … Continue reading

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