Category: News

Launching SESE Hub

With some trepidation, we will be launching SESE Hub to a small and select group of Brookes staff on Monday. George Roberts and myself have drawn on our experiences of online community building in...

OCSLD Annual Report

Having just finished the OCSLD Annual Report, I thought you might all like to read the introduction. Next year we will make this annual reporting process a more useful activity for all. Introduction to...

OCSLD Suggestions Box

Within OCSLD we have been discussing how to plan and deliver our staff and educational development in ways which better meet staff needs, both as individuals and as members of a university going through...

Distance tutoring for distance tutors

Last week we opened the latest run of the online course we run for the London School and Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. We’ve been running this course twice a year for several years now....

Career Development Website goes live

This week OCSLD launched the Career Development Website (intranet only) Whether your work role is administration, teaching and learning, finance or managing, if you want to think about next steps in your career, or...

Vacancy for Educational Developer

We have a vacancy in OCSLD created by Rhona Sharpe being appointed as the new Head of Centre. Here’s the ad… Directorate of Human Resources, Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development Educational Development...

Second edition of Rethinking Pedagogy

Helen Beetham and I are starting work on a second edition of Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age, first published in 2007 by Routledge. The book has sold well, around 3000 copies I think...

OCSLD is developing

We had a new sort of team meeting on Tuesday. For a change it wasn’t a committee meeting with chair and minutes. In the rather unsavoury metaphor, we spent a couple of hours eating...

New courses for new managers

These courses are likely to be of interest to staff taking on their first management posts, perhaps as part of last year’s restructuring e.g. Programme Leaders, Heads of Department or Heads of Administration. Introduction...