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Tag: OER

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HELM’s Deep… into e-learning: recordings of T & L Seminar on 7 January 2015

January 16th, 2015 at 08:01

Recordings are now available of Wednesday’s session (7-1-15) featuring the work of the Health E-Learning and Media (HELM) team who work across all areas of the School of Health Sciences to deliver high quality e-learning to underpin learning and teaching and improve the student experience. The School has recently introduced blended learning with 50% online [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Find OER via OER LIbrarian on Twitter

May 1st, 2013 at 10:05

There’s a useful service via Twitter to help you look for OER resources to suit your needs.  Ask a question of the  OER Librarian (part of OER Commons) by tweeting the @OERLibrarian account. Ask  the OER Librarian a question by tweeting details about the particular type of resource and/or subject matter you are looking for [...]

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 [...]

Xenith Project: Outputs

October 15th, 2012 at 02:10

The Xenith Project completes this week. From our point of view, the project has been hugely successful, we’re well on the way to providing HTML5 output for Xerte Online Toolkits. The elements of the project we identified in our proposal have been delivered: we’d split the devleopment up into three main areas: analysis and research, [...]

Xenith Project: Project Plan

October 15th, 2012 at 11:10

Work Packages Project Management. The project to have dedicated project manager. Project Management to follow the University of Nottingham’s Connected Campus Project Management Framework. Accessibility. TechDIS to identify accessibility features and functionality to be included. Existing code exhibits high native accessibility, so many features already identified. The accessibility work package will focus on potential improvements [...]

Xenith Project: Use Case

October 15th, 2012 at 10:10

Xenith Project: Use Cases The project will add HTML5 delivery capability to Xerte Online Toolkits with significant benefits for its user community. Xerte Online Toolkits is well established, in use in hundreds of institutions around the world with an active and enthusiastic community of users and developers. Developers of rich, interactive learning materials are increasingly [...]

Why Open Education Matters — Video Competition Winners

July 19th, 2012 at 11:07

Earlier this year, Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education and the Open Society Foundation announced an open competition for anyone to enter videos that clearly articulate the use and potential of OER. The winners have now been announced and the top three are below: Winner: Blinktower, Cape Town, S. Africa Second: Laura Rachfalski, Philadelphia, USA Third: Nadia Paola [...]

Xpert at 275,000 and climbing………….

March 29th, 2012 at 11:03

I’ve been working on my presentation for the OER 12 conference today where I’ll be talking about the PARiS project and whilst checking out some stats to include I noticed that Xpert is now indexing more than 275,000 resources. This is another milestone for the service and at the rate resources are being added Xpert [...]