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Tag: Xerte

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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 [...]

Xenith Project: Grand Finale

October 18th, 2012 at 08:10

Here’s all the films from The Xerte Project AGM: this event really was the ‘grand finale’ for the Xenith Project, an opportunity to present to the Xerte user community the new developments. Over 80 people attended the day from over 50 different institutions and organisations, with the HTML5 output eagerly anticipated. Wyn Morgan, Amber Thomas, [...]

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 [...]

Phew! What we did last summer

October 8th, 2012 at 04:10

This time of year is always a busy one. New students, new modules, new systems, new services… it’s all new, upgraded and in full use. It barely gives anyone in the University time to think and digest what has happened. As such, perhaps if only in blog form, for the summer just gone, between Olympic [...]

PARiS is mobile……..

March 23rd, 2012 at 03:03

Mobile Xerte is a new addition to the award-winning Xerte Project’s suite of tools for Android and iOS devices. Mobile Xerte is built around the concept of playlists, or collections of open resources that can be subscribed to using the application. Playlists can also be created using Mobile Xerte, and shared with other users, allowing [...]

Open Education Week Update

February 27th, 2012 at 09:02

The date and time of the webinar we are running as part of Open Education week has now been set. It will be on Wednesday 7th March at 3pm GMT.    The title is:  Open Nottingham – tools that help you find, create and re-use Open Educational Resources (OER). The webinar will provide an overview of [...]

LSRI Seminar: Tools to support foreign language learning and teaching in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

November 28th, 2011 at 04:11

The LSRI have let us know about a seminar this week which may be of interest. Cecilia Goria & Oranna Speicher from the University Language Centre will be giving a seminar for the LSRI on “Tools to support foreign language learning and teaching in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies”: Tuesday November 29th [...]

Tips and Tricks with Xerte Online Toolkits: Google Maps

November 2nd, 2011 at 09:11

Alistair McNaught put together a learning object that explores alternative ways of getting the Google maps functionality on Xerte Online Toolkits by using alternative templates a little bit creatively. He also uses zooming (p4) and the button navigator (p5). http://xerte5.techdis.palepurple.co.uk/play_3617

In the ‘know’

April 4th, 2011 at 08:04

How do you pronounce XERTE? I’ve heard quite a few variations in my time, from ‘X-ert’, ‘X-ert-ee’, ‘zertay’ to ‘zertee’. The latter is the preferred pronunication by the team here at Nottingham, if that counts for anything. But what does it all mean? For a while, Xerte was simply known internally as the ‘Engine’. Agreeing [...]

Hold the front page

February 4th, 2011 at 03:02

Open Nottingham is featured in the recent edition of the Panlibus Magazine, published by Talis. Exploring what openness means to Nottingham and the variety of projects supported under the Open Nottingham initiative: U-Now Xpert Xerte Online Toolkits iTunes U YouTube The article provides a good overview of our activities. To read the article in full [...]