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Mentoring, Instructing, Perspective and Knowledge

Reading the below article recently, I was struck by how much of my teaching approach depends firstly on the type of session I am facilitating (workshop, exercise-led course, show and tell + discussion etc.). Then beyond this broad frame-work the … Continue reading

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Guardian hosting a science film making competition

See the link here

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The return of engage!

So we’re gearing up for engage again and I’m pleased that the series has survived and looks set to become a regular feature of the ITLP programme. One of its strengths is that it relies on the input of a … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Well another calendar year is drawing to a close and it’s been pretty momentous in my little technology driven corner. We’ve hosted major events with guests from the Guardian, Japan and our own university here. We’ve run a major campaign … Continue reading

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Guardian Higher Ed comes to Oxford

We are Pleased to Welcome Nancy Groves to DMUG. Nancy is the editor of the Guardian Higher Education Network and has also worked extensively in the Culture section of the paper. Nancy will talk about her role in the Higher … Continue reading

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Links and things

Just a quick post to point out the new link section to the right – lots of academic friendly links to make us think about presenting information in new and more meaningful ways. The image below is from Infosthetics – … Continue reading

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DMUG, social media and online presence

Another full session for the digital media user group was held last week with a keynote from Dr Stuart Lee. Stuart looked back on 20 years or so of using digital media to support an online presence that has contributed … Continue reading

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Reaching Out

This term we have been lucky enough to have some guest speakers who are internationally recognized in their respective roles – positions that have a direct influence on aspirations of Oxford members. Garr Reynolds came to speak again on how … Continue reading

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Visualisation blog

For those of you who are interested in the aesthetics of  information visualisation and other related matters, check out this site – lots of great visualisation to explore … http://infosthetics.com/

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