students should be less open

It’s not unusual for Oxford University students to  receive unsolicited emails from ‘volunteers’ offering free plagiarism checking services.  However tempting this may sound, sending your essay to anyone outside the university can lead to you being accused of plagiarism  even … Continue reading

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putting the ‘O’ in Oxford

    “The University of Oxford academic community is strongly committed to ensuring the widest possible access to its research.  The value and utility of research outputs increases the more broadly they are available to be considered and used by others.” … Continue reading

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top ranking

Students from the four DIGE focus groups reported using applications such as Word, Excel and referencing software, as well as search engines such as Google Search and Google Scholar. In fact, all 16 data sets from the focus group card-sorting … Continue reading

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staff and professional development at Oxford

I presented recently at a SEDA conference about how the benefits for learning technologists in working as part of OER projects can be seen as continuing professional development (CPD) in their role. All our job descriptions include the phrase ‘enagage with … Continue reading

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