TagsAcademic IT Service Portfolio ALT ARC big data blogging corpus linguistics crowdsourcing cyber safety data visualisation DHOxSS digital capabilities Digital Education Strategy digital experience digital humanities events Facebook funding opportunities HPC Jisc learning analytics lecture capture Lynda.com mobile devices MOOCs OER open scholarship OxEngage OxTALENT plagiarism awareness podcasts publications reading lists Replay research data management research methods schools sharing teaching ideas TES Resources Turnitin Twitter VLE Review WebLearn what the research says widening access Wikipedia
Archive by month
A reference to a third-party product on this blog does not imply endorsement of that product on the part of either IT Services or the University of Oxford as a whole.
Opinions expressed on this blog are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the perspective of IT Services or the University of Oxford as a whole.
Academic IT use only
Sarah Argles, Project Communications Officer for the Education IT Programme, writes: As you will be aware by now, the VLE Review set out to determine whether WebLearn continues to meet the University’s requirements as the primary platform to support teaching and learning. In Michaelmas … Continue reading
One of the aims of the initial ‘engagement’ phase of the VLE Review was to broaden our knowledge and understanding about the current use of WebLearn and other online learning platforms at Oxford. We’re pleased to announce that the findings of … Continue reading
Questions about intellectual property and copyright face many of us working in education. The digital world opens up new opportunities, but also presents new challenges, not least when it comes to making legislation and guidance from pre-digital times fit current conditions. … Continue reading
‘a set of achievements – skills, understandings and personal attributes – that make graduates more likely to gain employment and be successful in their chosen occupations.’ Employability has occupied a prominent place on the wider HE agenda for a number of years. However, … Continue reading
From the exterior, the Spark looks almost like any other modern university teaching building. However, inside you find yourself dwarfed in a 60-metre long, five-storey atrium, with what looks like a Martian from HG Wells’ War of the Worlds towering over you! … Continue reading
Last year I wrote a post on the concept of ‘digital capabilities’ and how it has taken over from the previous term ‘digital literacy’. To recap the generally accepted definition, digital capabilities are those ‘which support living, learning and working … Continue reading
On Thursday 1st June 11am-2pm why not pop into Corpus Christi College to see the University’s learning technologists – and: Experience virtual reality (VR); Hear how technologies like VR are already in use in the University; and Try a touchscreen … Continue reading