to cap it all

More data magic has been performed by the WebLearn and  OXCAP  teams. When the principle of subsidiarity is so enshrined in the university it is hard to offer any kind of consistency of experience.  Nevertheless, in the face of repeated … Continue reading

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global reach

  Towards the end of last year we won money from the HEA to deliver 2 OER internationalisation projects. The purpose of Oxford OER International was to identify suitable elements of the University of Oxford’s existing OER collection to be … Continue reading

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best laid plans o’ mice

In the Oxford magazine No 331 Tim Horder comments on the absence of MOOCs from the University’s  Draft Strategic Plan. Moments like these cause me to look back at strategic plans I have written. I didn’t write one for LTG … Continue reading

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Massive Online Open Courses

Open Education: “…is the simple and powerful idea that the world’s knowledge is a public good and that technology in general and the Worldwide Web in particular provide an extraordinary opportunity for everyone to share, use, and reuse knowledge.” Open … Continue reading

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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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writers inspire

Great Writers Inspire brings together thousands of literature resources which are made freely available for reuse, remixing and repurposing for the benefit of teaching and learning worldwide. Both new and existing open educational resources (OER) have been curated into collections by … Continue reading

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open approaches at Oxford: OER Oxford

Examples of projects taking an explicity, openly, creative commons approach to their content: Politics InSpires a collaborative effort between the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford and the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge. … Continue reading

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