Use of WebLearn to Support Teaching, Learning or Outreach

WebLearn is the University’s Virtual Learning Environment, used by colleagues across all divisions to support their students’ learning. However, it is also being used productively in outreach activities, and this is reflected in the 2016 awards. Use of WebLearn to … Continue reading

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Innovative Teaching with Technology

This is a general category in which we recognise people who have made creative use of digital technologies other than WebLearn in their teaching. It’s always an exciting category to judge because it reveals the many initiatives at the departmental … Continue reading

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Student IT Innovation

This category of the OxTALENT competition is for students who have made creative use of digital technology in learning or research at Oxford. Winners have used or developed any technology (software or hardware) that has made a difference to the … Continue reading

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Academic Podcasting

Since the release of our first titles on iTunes U and the Oxford Podcasts website in 2008, podcasting has become an integral part of Oxford’s outreach activities, both to disseminate research and to provide educational materials for schools and colleges. … Continue reading

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Outreach and Public Engagement – General

Since evidence of impact is now a key requirement of many funders, and global reach is a major priority of the University, it is unsurprising that researchers are devising creative ways to ensure that their work reaches the widest possible … Continue reading

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Outreach and Public Engagement – Harnessing the Power of the Crowd

Since evidence of impact is now a key requirement of many funders, and global reach is a major priority of the University, it is unsurprising that researchers are devising creative ways to ensure that their work reaches the widest possible … Continue reading

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Data Visualisation

Software is making it easier to create data visualisations that are interactive and can be shared via the web. For example, we can create maps with ArcGIS and QGIS, representations of networks with Gephi, interactive models of complex systems with … Continue reading

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Research Posters

This category showcases some of the creative poster designs that are created around the University in support of teaching, research and outreach. The IT Learning Programme delivers poster workshops to many departments, and a number of entries were from workshop … Continue reading

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