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- it’s no secret …
- you are invited..
- off the shelf solutions
- what does lecture capture entail?
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- are you a winner?
- Oxford’s First World War
- interns in turns
- learning from MOOCs
- lecture capture will set you free
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Happy New Year. I was in some meetings this week where the phrase ‘blended learning’ was used more than once, although always in a sentence with ‘where appropriate’ . Appropriateness is good. Appropriate allows considerable leeway for institutions to identify … Continue reading
On Friday I spoke to the Oxford Digital Media Users Group (DMUG) about the Future of Digital Media at Oxford. The future is bright. I went on a bit for about an hour, here’s the short version: The University Strategic … Continue reading
On Friday I’ll be speaking in Edinburgh at the Oxford University Society about the challenges facing HE in the digital age. On Monday I’m at NUS Scotland talking about MOOCs and cultural imperialism. If you miss me, I’ll be back … Continue reading
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
“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
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
I have been asked to describe the co-ordinated support which IT Services offers to students with disabilities. Here are some points below. These services are of course open to all, and apply equally to anyone tired of walking all round … Continue reading
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
Students roam freely around our city searching for and finding the tastiest and most nutritious morsels of learning. They enjoy the sunshine, exercise their minds and stretch their wings. They forage amongst the richest collections and listen to organic music. … Continue reading