Creating and sharing digital content: promises and pitfalls

Open Spires will be partcipating in this event hosted by SOLSTICE CETL on 16th July. Digital teaching materials and resources are widely perceived to be more sharable and reusable than traditional printed versions. The current debate on the future of … Continue reading

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Questions on Copyright

Back on the 3rd June 2009 the OpenSpires staff attended a very interesting one day course on “Copyright for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia” run by Alma Hales and Bernadette Attwell of Open University and Copy-Right Consultants Ltd respectively. Alma and … Continue reading

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Project Co-ordinator Open Spires

OXFORD UNIVERSITY COMPUTING SERVICES Grade 8: Are you an experienced project co-ordinator with a track record of success in an education or technical environment? Excited by the idea of working with University of Oxford to make educational content openly available? … Continue reading

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Start-up Meeting

Melissa and Rowan attended the Open Educational Resources Programme Start-up Meeting on 9 June 2009 in London. This meeting was for all 3 programme strand projects (Individual, Subject and Institutional) and was run jointly by JISC and the Academy. Presentations … Continue reading

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OpenSpires – Open Content at Oxford University

Learning Technologies Group, Oxford University Computing Services has recently been awarded funding from the JISC/HE Academy Open Educational Resources Programme for the Open Spires project. The project has two purposes: to increase the amount of learning content (especially audio and … Continue reading

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