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Melissa Highton

Melissa is a Fellow of Kellogg College and Director of Academic IT Services and Head of the Learning Technologies Group in Oxford University IT Services. She also works closely with the Learning and New Technologies Research Group in the Department of Education. She leads a number of innovative projects which develop and publish collections of open educational resources drawn from across the University. These are unique, high value assets which aim to engage and inspire. Online lectures from Oxford draw upon the latest research and are downloaded by the public in their millions. The Learning Technologies Group have developed models for educational media services which offer sustainable approaches to sourcing and managing open resources in a large and complex institution.

Series featuring Melissa Highton

  • Engage: Social Media Talks
  • Kellogg College
  • Learning Technology Resources
  • RunCoCo - Beyond Collections: Crowdsourcing for public engagement
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Light out for the territory ahead of the rest An ebook that contains 5 years of e-learning blog posts from a leading practioner at Oxford University. Melissa Highton 26 Jun 2014
2 Creative Commons Which technologies do Oxford University students use? Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford. Melissa Highton 26 Nov 2012
3 Creative Commons Which technologies do Oxford University students use? Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford. Melissa Highton 26 Nov 2012
4 Creative Commons Beyond 2011 - A Nursery Rhyme Melissa Highton (Oxford University Computing Services) examines how Oxford's crowdsourced and community collections of open educational resources are supported and embedded in practice for sustainability. Melissa Highton 26 May 2011
5 Creative Commons Beyond 2011 - Introduction: Once Upon a Time... Melissa Highton, Head of the Learning Technologies group at Oxford University Computing Services opens the conference. She referred to the themes of earlier Beyond conferences, and introduced today's theme "Beyond Collections". Melissa Highton 26 May 2011