whither OER at Oxford?

The new year brings good news.   I am delighted that we have secured funding from the John Fell fund to work with  researchers in Dept of Education to  enhance our understanding of the ways academics use open educational resources … Continue reading

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online debates -tailor made

I was module leader for the Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at University of Leeds. To introduce academic colleagues to use of technology in teaching I designed an online task ( structured academic controversy) in the form … Continue reading

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Bodington VLE retires

After years of stalwart service Old WebLearn (aka Bodington) will be decommissioned at Oxford on the morning of 18 Sept 2012. Bodington was originally developed at University of Leeds by Jon Maber and Andrew (Aggie) Booth in 1995. It was … Continue reading

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staff perceptions of how things may change

Most of our staff interviewees felt that the fundamentals of teaching and learning at Oxford will change little over the next few years. ‘No matter what the technologies are, people who are reading left to right are probably going to … Continue reading

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a vision for systems and services

The DIGE report  describes digital services provided by Oxford for students and staff to enhance the learning experience and learning support activities, and a vision for the systems and services for the next five years. The recommendations report was  reviewed by Education … Continue reading

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