University engagement

 The  Ashmolean Museum is currently advertising the following post: Director of the University Engagement Programme. The post aims to increase the use of museum objects in teaching across the University and they’ve  got Mellon funding for it. It’s timely, I’d … Continue reading

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Beyond conference 2012

Plans are afoot for our annual learning technologies conference. Beyond Books: there and back again What does technology add to our use of research resources for teaching? Does it shift or facilitate links between teaching and research?  What new approaches … Continue reading

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it’s the way that you say it

During his keynote speech at LILAC 2012, Honorary Visiting Fellow of Kellogg College, Lord Puttnam focused on the importance of oratory in education. He suggested both that being articulate, speaking confidently and understanding rhetoric are key to one’s success, and … Continue reading

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the distaff side

This week I am attending LILAC 2012 in Glasgow. It’s a very nice conference to attend, with a fabulous dress-up gala dinner and practitioner awards. I am delighted to be presenting the Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy.  The … Continue reading

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get your Arras on Twitter

Between the 9th April and 16th May  the team involved in  our WW1 centenary project will be  tweeting  the events of the Battle of Arras in realtime, from the perspective of a neutral reporter on the field. What makes this Twitter … Continue reading

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