5. Reading multiple RSS feeds

Why should we study…?

canon-acOur summer interns have been busy developing podcasts. This unique mini-series aims to challenge the literary canon by posing the thorny question ‘why should we study…?’ to experts at the University of Oxford.

Learning Spaces JISC Infokit

534_th_location5This new resource for universities and colleges gives advice in designing and planning technology rich learning spaces for students.

The Horizon Report 2014

horizon2014The Horizon Report 2014  describes findings from an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years.

Student innovation 2014 competition

ideas-lightbulbRegistration is  open for this year’s Summer of Student Innovation where successful entrants will receive a £5K grant to develop their ideas.  The competition will offer digitally savvy further and higher education (FE and HE) students the chance to create technology solutions that could change the education landscape forever.

OeRC Digital day
Digital-Square_0Oxford e-Research Centre, April 16, 2014 – 13:00 to 16:30
Digital Days offer an opportunity to find out more about how innovative digital technologies can help advance your research. A buffet lunch is provided and an open afternoon will showcase research and collaborations the Centre has been involved in.
Crowdsourcing timecapsules

merton-150x150We are supporting Merton @750 which uses the Oxford Community Collection Model to crowdsource a “living time-capsule” bringing together the Merton College community for this, their 750th Anniversary Year.

Public Engagement Guide

networkingPublic engagement and impact are increasingly important to many researchers and lecturers within the University. This Oxford guide will provide you with practical suggestions for using IT tools to help you achieve your goals in both of these areas.

A Digital Strategy for Oxford

The University has a new digital strategy out for consultation. The digital strategy is intended to answer the question: how should the University deliver its strategic plan in an environment that is increasingly digital? It provides a set of strategic aims and the broad outline of an implementation plan to meet those aims. It will provide a framework for activities across the collegiate University.

Digital Skills

2014TrinityCover_smallThe University suggests in its digital strategy that we should provide: “Training and skills for staff and students to broaden and deepen the capability of all members of the University to embrace digital.” The schedule for IT teaching in Trinity Term 2014 is now available.

Digital Expertise

henryOur Academic IT XML and TEI experts worked with Bodleian Libraries to develop digital texts of Shakespeare’s plays.  Henry V is released today. The XML-encoded plays will allow readers to search across plays and within a character’s speeches, as well as broadening accessibility to diverse audiences including computer analysis.

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