WebLearn and Turnitin Courses and WebLearn User Group: Trinity term 2018

IT Services offers a variety of taught courses to support the use of WebLearn and the plagiarism awareness software Turnitin. Course books for the formal courses (3-hour sessions) can be downloaded for self study. Places are limited and bookings are … Continue reading

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WebLearn version 11-ox10 released 3 April 2018

(Compiled by Nick Wilson) WebLearn was upgraded to version 11-ox10 this week (w/c 2nd April 2018). A number of bug fixes and improvements were implemented, described below. Resources The ‘Embed Replay Recording’ button has been added to the CK Editor … Continue reading

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Improvements in WebLearn v11-ox9 released on 23 Jan 2018

A new version of WebLearn (version 11-ox9) was released on Tuesday 23 January 2018. There have been a number of improvements especially in the area of anonymous essay submissions. Here is a breakdown of the enhancements. Anonymous Submissions / Assignments A warning … Continue reading

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Pilot of new ‘Add Participants’ functionality

We have been working hard to deliver a much-requested feature when adding participants to a site – dynamic lookup. This functionality has undergone a degree of user acceptance testing but we are very keen to pilot the facility more widely … Continue reading

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Announcing OxTALENT 2108

From the OxTALENT organising committee: Have you been impressed by a member of staff or a student who has used technology in an exciting way? Have you created a great app, or designed an eye-catching conference poster or data visualisation? … Continue reading

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WebLearn Improvements – Version 11-ox8.1, released w/c 4 December 2017

Ooops note / disclaimer! I just noticed that I had inadvertently forgotten to publish this blog post. Many apologies for the delay. WebLearn was upgraded during the week of 4 December 2017 to version 11-ox8.1. There was no downtime associated … Continue reading

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“The Only Way Is Up” – the increasing use of WebLearn over the last few years

I was just preparing the monthly report for the WebLearn service and thought it may be interesting to look at the long term trend in WebLearn usage. WebLearn has been using Google Analytics since January 2015 so I plotted a … Continue reading

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ATLAS (Teaching and Learning Awards) 2018 is now OPEN

NB Please get in touch with the WebLearn team if you are interested in entering. We will be very happy to help you with your entry. Oxford has supplied winners in the past.  Posed on behalf of the ATLAS Committee … Continue reading

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WebLearn and Turnitin Courses and User Groups: Hilary Term 2018

IT Services offers a variety of taught courses to support the use of WebLearn and the plagiarism awareness software Turnitin. Course books for the formal courses (3-hour sessions) can be downloaded for self study. Places are limited and bookings are … Continue reading

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Write your own tools and utilities using WebLearn’s Entity Broker REST interface

Entity Broker is a REST web service interface to Sakai. It is self-documenting, see https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/direct/describe, but as you will see, some of the documentation is somewhat lacking. I stumbled across a blog post that Damion Young’s made about WebLearn (Sakai’s) Entity … Continue reading

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