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Category: Xerte Online Toolkits

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Introduction to and resources about Xerte Toolkits

February 21st, 2017 at 10:02

We’ve had a few queries about how to get started using Xerte Toolkits. Xerte Toolkits is a simple way to create online learning materials. Based on the Xerte software developed here at the University of Nottingham, the template-driven nature of the Toolkits are designed to be an easy way for academics and non-technical staff to [...]

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 [...]

Xerte Toolkits at Nottingham has changed

August 19th, 2015 at 04:08

University of Nottingham Toolkits users will find that the interface looks a little different now we’ve upgraded to the latest version. Xerte Toolkits is available to all staff, associates and students – no install necessary. The upgrade brings several new and improved features and is easier to use. When you logon to Xerte Toolkits now, [...]

Xerte Online Toolkits Upgrade

July 28th, 2015 at 03:07

On Friday 7th August we will be updating Xerte Online Toolkits to the latest version of the software. The service will be unavailable between 9.00 and 10.00am whilst we carry out the work. Version 3.0 of the software brings a number of enhancements to the software and addresses a number of issues: we have a [...]

This month in the blog: June

June 30th, 2015 at 08:06

Today we review of some of the posts published in June in previous years that might still be of interest: 2014 Xerte Online Toolkits – some examples From the Xerte community a collection of examples of Xerte Toolkits and case studies. Lots of inspiration here, on Maths and Biology (one link has disappeared but the [...]

Moodle Plus Showcase from the Faculty of Arts: Mon 22 June

June 19th, 2015 at 08:06

Cecilia Goria invites colleagues across the University to an event showcasing the use of Moodle beyond the Moodle Everywhere Mandate. Location:  A21, Trent Building Date: Monday 22nd June 2015 Time: 2-4 pm Posters will show examples from the Faculty of Arts on a range of uses of Moodle including: Design and layout of books Use [...]

Moving Forward with Learning Technology: recordings of T&L Seminar on 3 Dec 2014

January 12th, 2015 at 09:01

Recordings are now available of the December E-learning Community / Teaching and Learning Seminar on Wednesday, December 3rd held in the School of Chemistry, University Park. Our theme was Moving Forward with Learning Technology. Xerte Online Toolkits has been accepted for incubation into Apereo, a foundation for open-source projects. Julian Tenney explained more about this [...]

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 [...]

Registration now open for “Creative Lecture Capture” event, Nottingham, 20 Jan

November 3rd, 2014 at 10:11

Registration is now open for the Media-Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group (MELSIG) open one-day event on “Creative Lecture Capture” at the University of Nottingham on 20th January 2015. Event title: Creative Lecture Capture, Webinars & Screencasting Registration is now open:  click here to register Host: University of Nottingham Date: 20th January 2015 Hashtag: #MELSIGUoN Description: The [...]