you are invited..

..to celebrate with us at the annual OxTALENT awards on the 18th June. I have just been ordering the prizes and champagne. It’s always lovely to see you, contact me and I’ll send you a proper invitation by post. Read … Continue reading

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lecture capture will set you free

This week saw the first meeting of the project board for the much anticipated Lecture Capture project. The Lecture Capture project was previously part of the Media Hub project and we did some early thinking on the topic some time … Continue reading

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to teachers direct

I am pleased to report that selected Oxford OER is now appearing as part of the Times Educational Supplement website. TESconnect is the online portal for the Times Educational Supplement. It provides access to online versions of the magazine, forum, … Continue reading

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near and far

“Since the University’s core functions of teaching and research are both, in essence, information-based activities, it is reasonable to assume that effective and innovative use of IT is of strategic importance to the University. The impact goes beyond the obvious one … Continue reading

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first years

Today I have the very enjoyable task of reading the annual reports from each of the Academic IT  teams before they go forward for inclusion in the IT Services first annual report. Last week we had our  staff awayday marking … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day at Oxford

There is a piece in this week’s Times Higher about the challenges of engaging young women in computer science ‘How to switch on the IT girls‘, and another in the Guardian about the female IT brain drain. The article suggests that: “Women … Continue reading

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engage more oxen

During Michaelmas term last I took part in the 23things  medium-sized open online course (msooc) exploring uses of social media for research. The course was one part of the #oxengage ‘Social Media Michaelmas’ . I did not work for extrinsic … Continue reading

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Massive Online Open Conflicts

World War I Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings is the latest massive online open collection to emerge from the Oxford OER stable. It provides digital learning materials available for global reuse in teaching about a global event.  Materials include articles, audio … Continue reading

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