Searching the Great Writers Library

‘Libraries are the wardrobes of literature, whence men, properly informed may bring forth something for ornament, much for curiosity, and more for use’ William Dyer Are you looking for a particular ebook or a lecture on a literature topic? Try … Continue reading

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Reflections on Engage

It is a week after our Engage workshop and I think we are still bowled over by how well it went.  The workshop was attended by 10 teachers and lecturers, two Oxford students and seven Oxford academics and friends of … Continue reading

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Great Writers Animation and all 10 minute taster talks released

Just a reminder that 12 audio and video recordings which were captured at our “Be Inspired” December & February events are now all live at http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/great-writers-inspire. These provide a great introduction for students studying themes and writers that are related … Continue reading

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Ebooks – some early student views

One of the topics the Great Writers Inspire project will explore is the use of ebooks in teaching and learning. The project has invested in some iPads and Kindles for the purpose of experimentation and demonstration and some of the … Continue reading

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Great Writers project is launched

Great Writers – Learning From The Past. A new exciting open literary project has just started. The project will create/assemble a substantial new body of open content with a literary theme (focused on engaging new students) to be released through … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s First Folio in Ebook format released as Open Content OER

Shakespeare’s First Folio in Ebook format joins iTunes U and the Open Web Shakespeare’s entire First Folio, including original spelling, is being made available to download for free today, as Oxford University becomes one of the world’s first universities to … Continue reading

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