Philosophy for Beginners

Apple will feature Oxford itunesU content ‘Philosophy for Beginners’ on demo computers in Apple Retail Stores worldwide.

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EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR RESEARCHERS

DEPARTMENTAL LECTURERSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR RESEARCHERS University grade 8 (£36,532 – £43,622 p.a. with a discretionary range to £47,666 p.a.) You will coordinate and support development programmes for research students and staff at Oxford by: • Advising on the … Continue reading

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Funding for projects

Below you will find links to the latest funding from across the Higher Education Sector which may be of interest. 1) UK Centre for Bioscience – Individual Grants Round 11 http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/funding/detail/bioscience_individual_grants11 2) Health Sciences and Practice – Call for mini-projects … Continue reading

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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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Angel's share

Blackboard continue to merge with other VLE companies. Blackboard say about their merger with ANGEL Learning: “Why put these two organizations together? This combination was about getting better. At Blackboard we’re always trying to improve, both by focusing internally within … Continue reading

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Diaspora

OpenLearn Scotland My interest in open learning materials and in the ten year anniversary of our first MSPs  gave me occasion to check out the materials Open University Scotland have brought together to support 2009 Homecoming. OpenLearn Scotland is also … Continue reading

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ox-casting

Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes Special Interest Group 7 May, Glasgow Caledonian University Key speakers: Peter Robinson (LTG, University of Oxford) and Joe McGuire (University of Glasgow). Full programme

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Pol-casting

Delighted to read in the THES this week that Simon Lightfoot from Leeds won the Political Studies Association’s Bernard Crick Prize for Outstanding Teaching. Hear all about his podcasting project.

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“Learning environment” – the context in which learning takes place

CT: The “learning environment” that we provide for our students traditionally has been thought about in two dominant forms: the physical, and the socio-cultural. The physical environment includes things like: chairs arranged in a circle or around a square table, … Continue reading

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