Turnitin will be unavailable on Saturday Jan 5th 2019 from 08:00 – 16:00

We received the follow note from Turnitin. Scheduled Maintenance We’re just dropping you a note to inform you that the following Turnitin services will be unavailable on January 5th, 2019: Turnitin and TurnitinUK (including all integrations and Turnitin Early Adopter … Continue reading

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Easy Access to Your Own Personal Replay / Panopto Folder

The recent WebLearn upgrade added a new link entitled “My Replay Folder” to every Oxford SSO user’s Home area (“My Home”). When clicked this link will open a new browser tab displaying a personal folder in Panopto called “My Folder”. … Continue reading

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H5P Improvements: LaTeX, Content Reuse and Copyright Handling

Those wonderful people at H5P have added some new features the most impressive of which is the integration of LaTeX into all content types (eg, drag and drop, multiple choice etc.) If you want more information then you will find that … Continue reading

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Introducing the new ‘Cabinet’ LTI tool

A new (external) tool called ‘Cabinet’ has been added to WebLearn. You can find it in the “Plugins” section of the “Manage Tools” page in “Site Info”. Integrating Object, Image and Text in Oxford Teaching Digital technologies are revolutionising our … Continue reading

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Accessibility and WebLearn

The University’s Disability Advisory Service brought to my attention that Policy Connect, (who describe themselves as “a cross-party think tank improving people’s lives by influencing policy”,) have recently published a report on Accessible VLEs (Twit: #AccessibleVLEs). Apparently there has been lots of interest in the findings … Continue reading

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Turnitin Maintenance: Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)

A message from Turnitin. To clarify, during the maintenance period (Sept 22 4pm – 12:30am (Sept 23)) it will not be possible to create or submit assignments via the Turnitin website it will not be possible to create a new … Continue reading

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Improvements to WebLearn in version 11-ox12

WebLearn was upgraded to version 11-ox12 at the end of August: this was a small release. Improvements Lessons, the correct list of content providers is now listed on the More Tools > External Tool Import’ page – this is the … Continue reading

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Free Apereo OAE service to close

We recently received this from the people at *Research about the *Unity platform. (*Unity is another name for the Apereo Open Academic Environment) Dear Colleague *Unity will close down on 10 September 2018. After that you won’t be able to … Continue reading

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Replay (Lecture Capture Service) Downtime plus Mandatory Upgrade

From Steve Pierce (Replay Service Delivery Manager) Dear Replay community, Mandatory client upgrade to 5.6 or above – July 21 Downtime – July 24 18:00 – 21:00 Downtime – July 28 23:00 – July 29 02:00 Downtime – August 11 … Continue reading

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Testing IMS LTI Support

SaLTIre is a very useful “tool” for testing IMS LTI support. The site https://lti.tools/saltire/ provides a test Tool Provider and Tool Consumer which is great for quick checks of LTI support. The website was originally developed as part of a JISC project.

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