technology for teaching & learning

  • playlist | Oxford only

    This hands on session

  • playlist | Oxford only

    An introductory list of clips for Audacity

  • course pack | Oxford only

    Podcasting is a method of distributing digital media over the Internet via subscription, for playback on mobile devices and computers. In this session aimed at novices, we will record, edit and publish an educational podcast using Audacity the simple, free audio editor.

  • course pack | Publicly viewable

    Interactive whiteboards (sometimes called 'Smart Boards' after Smart Technologies product) can be a valuable teaching tool, but they are often perceived as being yet another technology to get to grips with.

  • software | Publicly viewable

    iTunesU is where educational institutions provide their own audio and visual material - lectures, talks and interviews

  • hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Visit the Lynda.com website and explore the wealth of how-to videos available free for Oxford members

  • course pack | Oxford only

    In this course you will learn how to use Adobe Captivate to create quizzes to assess student learning using a series of graded questions. The result from the quiz is immediately returned to the user and passed to a Google form allowing all results to be analysed online.

  • video | Publicly viewable

    A trailer for the Oxford Open Spires project, which builds upon the Oxford on iTunes U podcasting service

  • course pack | Publicly viewable

    A brief introduction to key assistive technology and apps that might help you to work and study more efficiently.

  • course pack | Oxford only

    This one-hour session is aimed at postgraduate students to increase awareness of plagiarism and Turnitin, including interpreting a Turnitin report.

  • video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Watch this video to make the switch to PowerPoint 2013 from earlier versions of PowerPoint.

  • hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Try out the snip tool to take a quick screen capture, for example so as to report an error message that has appeared

  • course pack | Oxford only

    Can anything of academic value ever be said in just 140 characters? This session explores the relevance of Twitter to university teaching, research and engagement activities. Find out how to get started, grow your following, and hone your tweeting style to maximise your impact.

  • video | Publicly viewable

    Some suggestions on how to use an iPad for research and academic work

  • course pack | Oxford only

    A quick overview for staff members and researchers on how to design and deliver surveys via WebLearn.

  • course pack | Oxford only

    Use the WebLearn Surveys tools to design and administer free surveys online. Resulting data can be downloaded or viewed in PDF format.

  • hands-on task | Oxford only

    WebLearn is Oxford University’s VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), sometimes called a learning platform. These tasks will show you how to edit content in WebLearn, including upload images and creating surveys.

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