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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lecture capture will set you free

This week saw the first meeting of the project board for the much anticipated Lecture Capture project. The Lecture Capture project was previously part of the Media Hub project and we did some early thinking on the topic some time … Continue reading

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systems thinking

In case you are wondering what has been happening with the Media Hub project. Following advice from the Programme Assurance Group the project has been split in three in order to provide better clarity and focus. The Media Hub infrastructure … 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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Massive Online Open Conflicts

World War I Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings is the latest massive online open collection to emerge from the Oxford OER stable. It provides digital learning materials available for global reuse in teaching about a global event.  Materials include articles, audio … Continue reading

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due to popular demand

When we asked students about their experience of Oxford, time and again the Oxford Talks website was lauded as a very useful service, and users supported its continued development. Even those who did not know of Oxford Talks articulated a … Continue reading

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summer interns, summer not

Over the summer IT Services offer paid internships to Oxford University Students. These are exciting opportunities to join our dedicated IT Services teams and we are looking for students from various backgrounds. The internship will offer you valuable work experience … Continue reading

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capture and keep

IT services provide a podcasting service which is used by departments and individuals across the collegeiate university to capture and publish recorded lectures and talks. We have one of the largest collections of online lectures in the UK  and dozens … Continue reading

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students will defend lectures “to the death”

More hyberbole and hot air about OER has been generated at the recent #OER13 conference*. This week’s Times Higher headline claims:  ‘Many students will “defend to the death” the need for traditional campus-based lectures, and will only delve into the … Continue reading

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get better analytics

Google Analytics tracks the actions of people when they are browsing your website. These are the most important metrics. You are interested in understanding people behaviour so you want as much as possible to be looking at the stats from … Continue reading

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