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Posted by: on January 16, 2020

Tools and strategies for organisation and productivity

This overview for Learning Productivity and Study Skills Course is focused more on approaches and strategies than just tools – but it links to plenty of tools and review, as well. The first few slides focus on study and learning tips but the others have information that will be useful to anyone who wants to […]

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Posted by: on January 14, 2020

What technology trends defined the 2010s and what is coming in the 2020s

I posted a 6-part series on Technology trends that reshaped our lives in the 2010s with the last part being focused on what we can expect in the next decade. The focus was more on fundamental trends with impact on the shape of how we do things rather than inividual products. Here’s the table of […]

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Posted by: on January 13, 2020

Apps and tools for academic writing and note taking

Another learning object I created as part of updating the Learning Productivity and Study Skills Course focuses on academic writing. The list was created for students and academic writing but anybody who has to a lot of writing of any kind will find useful tools here.

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Posted by: on January 8, 2020

Apps and tools for reading and note taking

As part of updating the Learning Productivity and Study Skills Course, I have created a little learning sequence that surveys some useful apps and tools that can help with reading and taking notes. The list was created for students but all the tools are just as (if not more) helpful for academics.

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Posted by: on January 6, 2020

RapidMooc courses in Hilary 2020

You can now register for RapidMooc courses at the IT Learning Centre. There is a shorter intro session run twice and a more hands-on session run once. RapidMOOC familiarisation Dates: 29 Jan 2020 12:30 – 13:30 20 Feb 2020 12:30 – 13:30 Register here This session will give you a quick overview and demonstration of […]

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Posted by: on January 6, 2020

Digiknow sessions for Hilary 2020: Accessibility, clarity and learning productivity

Digiknow courses for Hilary 2020 focus on creating documents that are accessible to as many people as possible. Formatting documents for readability and accessibility Book for: 30 Jan 2020, 12:30-13:30 – Banbury Road This session will help you create documents that are more readable for everyone and more accessible for people with special needs. We […]

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Posted by: on December 29, 2019

Alternatives to LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is a great source of learning and is available for free for all students and staff at Oxford University. But there are many useful alternatives where you can learn from videos. They can supplement existing LinkedIn Learning courses or offer teaching in areas which are not covered by LinkedIn Learning’s extensive catalogue. CreativeLive […]

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Posted by: on December 23, 2019

How to get most out of LinkedIn Learning: Tips and Recommended Courses

What is LinkedIn Learning LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a great resource for high-quality training courses in technology as well as general business skills free to all students and staff at Oxford University. But many people struggle to get the most out of this. This post links to instructions of how to access LinkedIn Learning […]

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Posted by: on October 10, 2019

AI in Education: Oxford talk series for Michaelmas 2019

The Oxford IT Learning Centre and the Centre for Teaching and Learning are running a series of talks on AI in Education this term. 31 October 2019, 12.30-13.30, AI in Education: An Overview 14 November 2019,12.30-13.30, AI in Education: Creating a personalized learning path 19 November 2019, 12.30-13.30, AI in Education: Emerging ethical issues 28 November 2019, 12.30-13.30, AI in Education: […]

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Posted by: on October 3, 2019

New RapidMooc video creation courses now available

You can now register for RapidMooc courses at the IT Learning Centre. There is a shorter intro session run twice and a more hands-on session run once. RapidMOOC familiarisation Dates: 11 Nov 2019 12:30 – 13:30 19 Nov 2019 12:30 – 13:30 Register here This session will give you a quick overview and demonstration of […]

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