The Academic IT Service Portfolio: Teaching and Learning

We wrap up this short serialisation of the newly revised Academic IT Service Portfolio with an overview of our services in support of teaching and learning in the University. We are also pleased to announce the publication of the portfolio … Continue reading

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How a holiday snap might be worth a thousand bullet points

Over the past few years we have noticed that conference organisers increasingly ask presenters to show fewer slides and make them more ‘dynamic’ or ‘interesting’. Guidelines may feature such pithy phrases as ‘less is more’ or exhort presenters to ‘avoid … Continue reading

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Extend your outreach and research impact: contribute to TES Resources for schools

Q: What do Oxford Sparks, FreeSpeechDebate and the Angus Library at Regent’s Park College have in common? A: They have all deposited teaching materials for schools in the TES Resources online repository. TES Resources is part of the online portal … Continue reading

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Does an open world need new pedagogies? – An Academic IT research study

A recent research study undertaken by the Academic IT Group in conjunction with the Department of Education was presented at 2015 European Conference on e-Learning at the University of Hertfordshire in October. The study, entitled ‘Openness in Teaching and Learning’, … Continue reading

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First World War: Oxford’s digital resources and channels

For over 20 years the University of Oxford has made freely available online archives and resources for those studying and researching the First World War.  Now in the heart of the centenary, these provide rich and varied materials for use … Continue reading

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