Use of technology for outreach and impact

This is a favorite category which enables us to celebrate the wide range of ways in which colleagues make use of technology. Colleagues from across the University make use of web technologies to reach new audiences, communicate in new ways … Continue reading

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Student IT innovation

The award for Student IT Innovation is advertised widely across the University and in the student press. In the past winners have been students who have developed various apps for mobile phones or to solve a technical problem they have … Continue reading

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Innovative use of technology in the classroom

In this category we celebrate colleagues who have made innovative use of technologies during face to face teaching or who teach in technology-enhanced classrooms. previous winners have made use of voting ‘clickers’, mobile phone polls and google maps for teaching. … Continue reading

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Open educational resource projects

This year we have awarded prizes for projects engaging groups of staff in ongoing activities which produce work explicitly licensed as ‘open for sharing’  using creative commons licensing (Open Educational Resources). This years winners are a team from the Bodleian Libraries … Continue reading

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Research digital image

Three prizes were awarded this year for Best Research Image. The 1st prize went to Agnese Abrusci (Department of Physics)  for her striking photograph of multicolor solar cells using dyes as light antenna. The reduced thickness of this photovoltaic technology … Continue reading

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Infographic

Information can be beautiful. This year we have launched a new award category for Best Infograph: visual representations of information, data or knowledge, these graphics communicate complex information quickly and clearly to audiences. Wikipedia is one of the world’s largest … Continue reading

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Research poster

Each year the IT Learning Programme at OUCS run courses on creating conference posters, a process which requires excellent design skills and good information management to present complex ideas to audiences in more interactive and social contexts. Best Research Poster … Continue reading

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Student podcasting

You may be familiar with the  term ‘student as producer’, it is a movement across several higher education institutions to support and encourage students to create materials which reflect their experience within their University; whether thats about learning and studying, … Continue reading

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Academic podcasting

Oxford is one of the largest producers of academic podcasts in the UK. 2nd only to the Open University in the number of  recordings we publish into ItunesU. This success is entirely due to academic colleague being willing and enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Use of WebLearn to support a course or programme of study

It has been another good year for the WebLearn service at OUCS. We have seen take up across the university  and pilot projects with colleagues Exam Schools, Clinical trials, Said Business School and Blavatnik School of Government. We are delighted … Continue reading

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