OCSLD

Mission

To support the University’s mission through the provision of high quality internal and external staff and educational development, and to undertake research and publish in those areas.

Recent blog entries

Bookmarks for December 21st through January 10th

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: Teaching global citizenship: A case study in applied linguistics A case study published by the HEA from our own Juliet Henderson The technical and pedagogic...

Bookmarks for December 17th through December 20th

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: Home | Guide to Quality and Education for Sustainability in Higher Education New resource just released on EfS (Education for Sustainability) project led by University...

Bookmarks for December 14th through December 15th

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: Times Higher Education – The unhappiness principle Times Higher Education – The unhappiness principle Learning Outcomes – What have they ever done for us? «...

Bookmarks for December 5th through December 11th

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: New blog post: CDIs go international Greg Benfield is in Melbourne, Australia, on a four week secondment to Victoria University demonstrating the Course Design Intensive...

CDIs go international!

Greg Benfield is in Melbourne, Australia, on a four week secondment to Victoria University (VU) demonstrating the Course Design Intensive (CDI) approach to curriculum renewal that was pioneered at Brookes. He has given workshops and...

Bookmarks for November 26th through December 4th

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: Daniel’s comprehensive review of MOOC developments Highly readable, well considered overview of the history of MOOCs, including a useful distinction between the two varieties, which...

Bookmarks for November 23rd from 15:14 to 23:43

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: The widely held notion that high-impact publications determine who gets academic jobs, grants and tenure is wrong. Stop using it as an excuse. The widely...

Bookmarks for November 22nd through November 23rd

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: /chapter: Title-Page / OER Tech /chapter: Title-Page / OER Tech Improvisation Blog: An Idea for a University Improvisation Blog: An Idea for a University UCLAN...

Ethnicity and attainment

OCSLD and the Strategic Business and Planning Office have been commissioned by the University Academic Enhancement and Standards Committee to undertake an investigation of the links between ethnicity and attainment for students at Oxford...

Bookmarks for November 13th through November 19th

Here’s what the OCSLD team have been bookmarking recently: The Design Studio / DL self-assessment tools Digital Literacy self-assessment tools » Napster, Udacity, and the Academy Clay Shirky Shirky on MOOCs and the music...