the idea of a university

This evening I spoke in a series of Oxford seminars convened by the Assessor entitled ‘Beyond Consumerism? Learning and Teaching in the 21st Century University’. I am a fan of events with ‘beyond’ in the title as you may know. … Continue reading

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Send in the crowds

Through a community collection the general public or members of a particular group are invited to contribute to a project by uploading their own content or adding information to existing resources. For sustainable crowdsourcing : Aim for two-way engagement Be part … Continue reading

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Beyond tradition

This year’s Beyond Borders Conference continues a fine tradition of ‘Shock… and Beyond .. . ‘ events organised by LTG over more than ten years. I have attended many and I am very proud to host it again this year. … Continue reading

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Beyond 2010 – programme

Indicative timetable Beyond Borders conference at Oxford on April 20th. 9.00-9.45 Registration in the foyer of Said Business School 10.00 Welcome  10.05 Beyond Borders. Melissa Highton, Learning Technologies Group, Oxford University. 10.20 Content, Collaboration and Innovation: Past, Present and Future. … Continue reading

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Beyond 2010 -Marianne Talbot

We are delighted to announce that Marianne Talbot will speak  as one of our OER Case Studies from Oxford at the Beyond Borders conference at Oxford on April 20th.   Marianne is a lecturer in philosophy in the University of Oxford Department … Continue reading

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Beyond 2010- Said Business School

 Seats are rapidly filling up for our Beyond Borders conference at Oxford on April 20th. This is one of my favourite venues in Oxford, delegates at the Shock and Beyond events always comment on how the seating layout encourages discussion and … Continue reading

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Beyond 2010- Peter McDonald

 We are delighted to confirm that Peter McDonald Fellow of St Hugh’s and Tutor in English, Oxford University will speak at the Beyond Borders conference at Oxford on April 20th.  “In the late-19th century Oxford was one of the pioneers of … Continue reading

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Beyond 2010 – Jan Hylen

We are delighted to announce that  Jan Hylén,  former OECD Analyst will speak at the Beyond Borders conference at Oxford on April 20th. Dr . Hylén’s responsibility at OECD was mainly in one project — Open Educational Resources, which is … Continue reading

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Beyond 2010- Fred Mednick

We are delighted to confirm that Fred Mednick, Founder  of Teachers Without Borders will speak at the Beyond Borders conference at Oxford on April 20th. After more than 20 years as a teacher and principal, Dr. Fred Mednick founded Teachers … Continue reading

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Beyond 2010- Tim Unwin

We are delighted to announce that  Tim Unwin ,UNESCO Chair in ICT4D will speak at the Beyond Borders conference at Oxford on April 20th. Tim is Professor of Geography  at Royal Holloway University of London and UNESCO Chair in ICT4D. … Continue reading

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