Author Archives: amjames

Benefits and evidence

At the OER programme meeting the 2nd session was a ‘World Café activity’ in which there were 5 areas of discussion, and participants circulated. A few ideas which stood out: 1) Benefits and evidence of OER use and re-use – … Continue reading

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JISC OER programme meeting

It was interesting to attend the OER programme meeting last week with about 40 others  all involved in phase 2 projects. The day began with a talk by David White (Oxford Brookes) who has just published a study on ‘The value of … Continue reading

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Birmingham Teaching Resources repository launched

We’ve now switched on the changes for the University of Birmingham Teaching Resources repository – see http://epapers.bham.ac.uk/DELILA for our project page – and all of the resources we’ve uploaded. Hope you like it! We love the look and feel so … Continue reading

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DELILA presentations

I’ve just updated the ‘events and publications’ section – as you’ll see we’ve got a few things coming up – internal events at Birmingham, including our Teaching and Learning conference. Will be very interesting to see what people think. Then Catherine … Continue reading

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CORRE, DORRE and more!

Had a really interesting chat with Gabbi Witthaus last week – who’s exploring how other projects have used the CORRE framework (which came out of the OTTER project), so I explained about our Workpackage 3 – and how we tried to adapt CORRE to be quick … Continue reading

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Promotion, promotion, promotion!

Just been accepted at the University’s Teaching & Learning Conference http://www.weblearn.bham.ac.uk/tlconf/ – and first on!http://www.weblearn.bham.ac.uk/tlconf/programme/TLConf_Draft_Programme.pdf Should be good – feel like the wheels are beginning to move a little here, as we’ve now made contact with 2 academics interested in OERs … Continue reading

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Creative Commons 2.5 v 3.0

A re-occurring query for DELILA has been whether to use CC 3.0 or 2.5 and what the differences really are. JISC legal have clarified below, and summarised as: “In summary, there is a marginal improvement made by the 3.0 suite of … Continue reading

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OER starter staff

I’ve recently joined the project as I will be taking over project lead for the University of Birmingham end, from Nancy in January. It’s been fascinating to get involved and I’ve already learnt so much as I’ve been off the OER … Continue reading

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