3 things the VC said about MOOCs

The VC’s recent oration got a lot of coverage in the media because of what he said in the first of this themes: ‘Funding Oxford’. He got slightly less coverage for his second theme: ‘Diversifying Oxford’, and very little on … Continue reading

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tools for researchers

In a couple of weeks I will be speaking at an SHRE event on researching the student digital experience. As my regular readers know, we have done a bit of that at Oxford. In preparation for my talk I am … Continue reading

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must try harder

When the principle of subsidiarity is so enshrined in the university it is hard to offer any kind of consistency of experience. Applications and websites provided by the University of Oxford, the SOLO library website and the course or departmental … Continue reading

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students’ perception of staff skills

Students’ perceptions of the use of digital technologies by teaching staff at Oxford:  On average, students do not rate the competence and use of digital technologies displayed by teaching staff very highly. Students seem more likely to rate staff as … 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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student digital experience

There is a growing need to try to define the experience Oxford students will have online, that appropriately supports Oxford’s traditional teaching methods, graduate skills expectations, and the social lives of the students. This was a concern raised at the … Continue reading

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