Learning Technology

Category: Xerte 3.0

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Inspiration from the Xerte conference 2016

April 18th, 2016 at 07:04

Last Thursday’s Xerte conference (14 April 2016) proved to be a motherlode of inspiration and examples of wonderful Xerte projects from diverse contexts.  Xerte is used by institutions large and small. This map of users is just the beginning (tweet @patlockley to be added to the map if you’re not on it) The first keynote [...]

Xerte Conference 2016

January 31st, 2016 at 11:01

The Xerte Project is pleased to announce its 2016 conference returning to the UK this year and to be held at the University of Nottingham on 14th April 2016. The last twelve months have been the most exciting in the history of the project, with its transition to the Apereo Foundation, the release of v3.0 [...]

Moving Forward with Learning Technology: T&L Seminar / Elearning Community Wed 3 Dec

November 26th, 2014 at 01:11

The December session will be held on Wednesday, December 3rd in Room A2, School of Chemistry, University Park, on theme of Moving Forward with Learning Technology and will have three speakers. Xerte Online Toolkits has been accepted for incubation into Apereo, a foundation for open-source projects. Julian Tenney will explain more about this very exciting [...]

The Xerte Project : Sustaining Open-Source Innovation (ALT-C 2013 Presentation)

October 7th, 2013 at 02:10

The Xerte Project began in 2004, and released its first tools under an open license in 2006. Since then the project has gone on to develop the award-winning Xerte Online Toolkits software, cultivated an enthusiastic community of users and developers and has continued to innovate in the development of authoring tools. There is more activity [...]

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 [...]

Moodle now available

April 23rd, 2013 at 11:04

We’re pleased it was only a downtime of minutes. Moodle and other systems are back up. We are still finding out what the problem was. It’s likely that Moodle will be a little slower while the issues work through; get in touch if you have any real problems.

Moodle and other systems unavailable

April 23rd, 2013 at 10:04

Just to alert users that Moodle and several other of the University’s systems are currently unavailable. Technicians are investigating and we will post more information as it comes in. Please be assured that Moodle will be back shortly. If you are aware of some serious effect of this downtime, you can contact learning-team-support@nottingham.ac.uk.

Success in Jorum’s Learning and Teaching Competition

1 September 16th, 2011 at 09:09

Open Nottingham wasn’t Nottingham’s only success at ALT-C this year. “Statistics – An Intuitive introduction” (SII) was commended in Jorum’s Learning and Teaching Competition. This is the first time that Nottingham has been placed in this particular competition. Jorum may not be a name familiar to everyone. It began as the UK’s national repository for resources in higher [...]

Happy Birthday Xerte! Using Xerte and Toolkits

September 2nd, 2011 at 09:09

The Open Source Xerte Project celebrates its fifth birthday this week! In this series of blog posts, we take a closer look at our offspring!  Children this age can manage feelings and social situations with greater independence. They also have improved skills for forming and maintaining friendships with adults and other children. Being accepted by [...]

Happy Birthday Xerte! A growing user community

September 1st, 2011 at 11:09

The Open Source Xerte Project celebrates its fifth birthday this week!   As our community of users has grown, we’ve found the tools being used in a wide variety of different settings: from corporate training, schools, colleges, universities and government agencies. These experiences have given us so much feedback and it’s always pleasing to hear [...]