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Case Studies In Innovative Practice

A series of case studies in innovative practice from the Learning Technologies Group at Oxford University.

# Episode Title Description People Date Media Files
1 Weblearn: Improving Admin Dr Claire Aland, Director of Anatomy at University of Oxford, talks about how the WebLearn Sign Up tool has galvanised the organisation of anatomy demonstration at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. Claire Aland 24 Aug 2012
  • (29.13 MB)
2 Europeana 1914-1918: Community Collection Alun Edwards, Manager for RunCoCo, University of Oxford, discusses the value of crowd-sourcing and public engagement in the Europeana 1914-1918 project to digitise First World War memorabilia. Alun Edwards 24 Aug 2012
  • (43.07 MB)
3 23 Things: Oxford Laura Wilkinson and Penny Schenk, librarians at the University of Oxford and members of the 23 Things Oxford Team, talk about their blog-based training programme to teach Web 2.0 skills to Oxford librarians. Laura Wilkinson, Penny Schenk 24 Aug 2012
  • (49.16 MB)
4 Student Innovation: the LHSee app Chris Boddy, a Physics DPhil candidate at University of Oxford, talks about how he developed a smartphone app to explain the complex images produced by the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Chris Boddy 21 Aug 2012
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5 Blogging to Engage: Politics in Spires Kate Candy, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University, explains the cross-institutional blog, Politics in Spires, which aims to share thoughts on Politics and International Relations with the subject community. Kate Candy, A. Blake Ewing 02 Mar 2012
  • (68.78 MB)
6 Assessment for Learning: Using Mobile Polls in the Classroom Dr Helen Christian describes her use of the audience response system via the WebLearn Polls Tool and Mobile Oxford supplied for free by Oxford University. Helen Christian 15 Feb 2012
  • (107.7 MB)
7 Blended Learning in Cross-Disciplinary Programmes: WebLearn Dr Adrian Stokes explains how the systematic use of Weblearn, the university's VLE, has led to a sustainable and efficient framework for blended learning. Adrian Stokes 09 Feb 2012
  • (81.81 MB)
8 Student Innovation: Developing Mobile Apps for learning Helen Ginn, a Biochemistry undergraduate at Magdalen College, talks about how she developed a mobile app to serve a specific niche task. Helen Ginn 01 Feb 2012
  • (53.32 MB)
9 Using Agent-based Modelling to think about Complex Systems The Modelling4All project at the University of Oxford have developed the BehaviourComposer tool to enable scholars to create agent-based models, opening up this area of investigation to much wider audiences in teaching, learning, research and outreach. Ken Kahn, Howard Noble, Angela McLean, Samir Bhatt 25 Jan 2012
  • (65.87 MB)
10 Supporting Tutorials: Using Weblearn Revd Dr James Robson at Wycliffe Hall has used WebLearn, the University's Virtual Learning Environment, for tutoring and supporting his students in their learning and formation. James Robson 18 Jan 2012
  • (66.41 MB)