Engage workshop

‘Engage’ is a free 2-day interactive workshop for invited participants run by Oxford University’s Great Writers Inspire project. Our ‘Engage’ workshop for teachers (HE, FE, 6th form) and learners will take place on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th April at … Continue reading

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A taste of Raspberry Pi for Open Education Week at Oxford University

To celebrate international Open Education Week we promoted a number of our Open Spires projects that are releasing free resources from Oxford including the Great Writers literature project, our World War 1 resources and the Oxford University podcasts. All our … Continue reading

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Aggregation-Agogo

So we’ve been experimenting with our dynamic collections, and have added in some new features (still ever so slightly in beta). So you like the collection, but don’t want to visit when it aggregates new content (which happens 48 times … Continue reading

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Developing tools for Open Education at the CETIS OER Hack Day

The OpenSpires Triton team spent a very productive two days working with programmers and developers from around the UK at the recent CETIS OER Hack day. A range of tools were created in a fast and furious coding and writing … Continue reading

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Beyond Borders: The place of research institutions in open education Tuesday 20th April 2010, Said Business School, University of Oxford We are busy planning our one-day conference which will be an event to celebrate the work of OpenSpires and an … Continue reading

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OpenSpires Conference Announced – April 20th

University of Oxford Computing Services are happy to announce the annual ‘Beyond’ conference for 2010. Please save the date in your diaries. Beyond Borders: The place of research institutions in open education. Tuesday 20th April 2010, Said Business School, University … Continue reading

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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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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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