Collaborative workshop in Mexico

Last week, I attended a workshop entitled, “Training directed to researchers with interest in science and mathematics education”. Its aims are to foster collaborations between Mexican and British researchers and to discuss current and...

Mark Childs, Joining Brookes

As I’ve just started working as a Senior Lecturer in OCSLD (the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development) at Oxford Brookes I felt it was time to start blogging regularly (not trying to...

OU ‘First in Family’ seminar

Neil Currant writes: I am a real fan of one day or half day seminars on interesting topics, especially ones that are free! Add in the additional draw of an academic who I have...

New Lecturers

New lecturers of all ages and career stages give me some of the best experiences of my job. For the very most part these people are (or are seriously trying to appear to be)...

Remembering Rauri

Our young colleague Rauri Pountain, who had recently joined OCSLD as a Digital Media and eLearning Developer (DMELD – or Learning Technologist as we know them in the sector) died on 1 September. His...

A change in how we do things

How to get into your modules in Moodle There has been a major change to the way the Student Record System works at Brookes. Students now “manage their own programme”. This means they now...

The TEL Moment

We are at the moment of Technology enhanced learning (TEL) at Oxford Brookes University. The “moment” is the point when potential starts to move. The point of no duration or location from which there...

New (ish) Educational Developers join OCSLD

Further to the message about OCSLD recruiting we are delighted to say we will soon be joined by three new (ish) members of the Ed Dev Team: Neil Currant returns from a year somewhere...