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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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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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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transparent stars

In his keynote at ICTD2010 Sir Tim Berners-Lee promoted his five star plan for deploying open linked data.  Apparently you can get mugs and badges. I had a very odd conversation about badges for accreditation at the Mozilla Drumbeat Learning … Continue reading

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VM for rent

During  discussions about open educational materials (OER) we sometimes draw on a continuum of openness. All rights reverved at one end and  non-attribution share alike at the other. At the BPP presentation last week I learned that to protect their … Continue reading

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