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Category: PARiS

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Perspectives on Sustainability Second NOOC open now – starts 16th October

October 10th, 2013 at 11:10

Staff and students on all campuses, including distance learners, are invited to join in Nottingham’s  second Open Online Course starting Wednesday 16th October! “Perspectives on Sustainability” is a 10-week course looking at Sustainability from a range of different perspectives and disciplines. Whether it’s just for interest or part of your professional development, you are welcome to [...]

Making OER available on multiple platforms (U-Now, iBooks, eBooks) (ALT-C Presentation)

October 4th, 2013 at 02:10

Since 2007, the University of Nottingham has released teaching resources as Open Educational Resources (OER) through the U-Now website. Resources made available in U-Now are licenced under a Creative Commons licence, and users can view the resources on the site or download them in re-useable formats. The OER publication model at Nottingham is strong, with [...]

Highlights from the ALT-C conference

September 14th, 2013 at 11:09

It was great to see so many of our colleagues inside and outside the University at the conference of the Association for Learning Technology this week. It was lovely to have it on our doorstep here in Nottingham.  It’s been so busy we haven’t had time to blog but more will be appearing on the [...]

Elearning community Wed 6th February – Open Learning and MOOCs

January 25th, 2013 at 09:01

The February e-Learning Community lunchtime seminar will be about Open Learning and MOOCs. Open learning and MOOC are the buzzwords of the year.  Find out more this February! Steve Stapleton will talk about the PARiS Project and some of the resources, particularly on sustainability,  that have been produced and have won awards. This will interest [...]

Green Gown Awards

November 8th, 2012 at 10:11

Earlier this week, the team were recognised at the annual Green Gown Awards 2012 in the Learning and Skills category. Working with academic staff in Education (Sarah Speight), Geography (Simon Gosling), Arts and Humanities (Naomi Sykes), Business (Simon Wright) and Engineering (Aran Eales, Mike Clifford), the University was highly commended for our activities in creating open educational [...]

OER13 is coming to Nottingham

October 23rd, 2012 at 08:10

The international open learning conference OER13 is coming to Nottingham March 26-27 2013. “Are we ready to build on the last ten years of investment in open educational resources and move to the creation of a virtuous circle of open educational practice?” Following on from previous high profile conferences in Cambridge and Manchester and last year’s highly successful [...]

PARiS Sustainability Theme – Evaluation Reports

October 18th, 2012 at 10:10

The evaluation reports for the Sustainability strand of the PARiS project are now available. There are three reports:  1: Focus group feedback from the academic authors 2: Focus group feedback from students registered on the Nottingham Advantage Award and other areas of the university  3: Results from an on-line student survey (66 respondents)

Ear Foundation – Evaluation Report

October 16th, 2012 at 12:10

The evaluation report for the Ear Foundation strand of the PARiS project is now available. Report: The Ear Foundation and The University of Nottingham working together: Open Educational Resources around Cochlear Implantation for deafness. The author of the report is Lyndsey Allen, Education Programme Co-ordinator for the Ear Foundation.  

Open iBooks, OER on the iPad

October 1st, 2012 at 04:10

The PARiS project is drawing to a close and all but one of the ten credit ‘sustainability’ modules that have been produced as part of the project are now live on the U-Now site, with the last remaining module scheduled for publication this week. A couple of months ago we identified an opportunity to enhance [...]

PARiS resources are live

June 29th, 2012 at 09:06

PARiS Sustainability Theme The bulk of the work in recent weeks in this strand of the project has been focussed on converting the fiveexisting Nottingham Advantage Award modules into on-line versions. The academic content team have also been working to create the five new modules that have been commissioned as part of the project and [...]