lighting out for the territories

This week has been amazing already, so many people to see  and things to do before I go. I have been clearing out my desk and my emails and remembering again how much fun it has been to work here. Edinburgh … Continue reading

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what does lecture capture entail?

This Educational Media innovation project will focus on identifying options for departments and colleges within the collegiate University wishing to record lectures at scale.  In order to meet existing demand from departments and schools that have requested such a service, the … Continue reading

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digital strategy

You may be aware that the University has a Digital Strategy out for consultation. “The University will sustain and enhance its excellence in scholarship by embracing the opportunities afforded by digital technologies. The Digital Strategy will enable us to maintain … Continue reading

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moocs, oer, open access and badges

Celebrate the  3rd annual Open Education Week 10-15 March, 2014. The purpose of Open Education Week is raise the profile of open educational resources (OER) and the global movement of people and organisations behind them. It is also a time to … Continue reading

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my week as an international woman

Saturday 8th March is International Womens’ Day. I have had an interesting week  being an international woman. On Monday I was a woman in IT hosting a student forum about ‘Women in IT’ with guests from Amazon. The questions and … Continue reading

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whirled book day

E-readers and content are becoming increasingly popular. If you are in the business of knowledge creation and publication come along to IT Services to find out how to make the most of this new technology. What to make: We will be offering … Continue reading

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pithy

On Friday I spoke to the Oxford Digital Media Users Group (DMUG) about the Future of Digital Media at Oxford.  The future is bright. I went on a bit for about an hour, here’s the short version: The University Strategic … Continue reading

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unacceptable use

On Wednesday I ended my work day with a visit to Lady Margaret Hall  to hear Baroness Helena Kennedy speak* about 30 years of feminism and gender studies; how far we have come and what work remains to do. She … Continue reading

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return to SENDA

I have been asked to describe the co-ordinated support which IT Services offers to students with disabilities. Here are some points below. These services are of course open to all, and apply equally to anyone tired of walking all round … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day at Oxford

There is a piece in this week’s Times Higher about the challenges of engaging young women in computer science ‘How to switch on the IT girls‘, and another in the Guardian about the female IT brain drain. The article suggests that: “Women … Continue reading

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