Category Archives: OER

Student-authored training resources published

We’ve just published a number of student-produced Xerte objects on a variety of essay-writing skills at the following pages. Check them out – the students have done a great job! Proofreading your essay: http://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/secondary-sources/essay-writing/proofreading/ Using apostrophes: http://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/secondary-sources/essay-writing/apostrophes/ Style guide for … Continue reading

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Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Thursday 26th June.

Following on from Tuesday’s opening presentation, Dr. Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo and Dr. Jamie Wood repeated their introduction to Xerte, its potential and its positive reception so far – to learn more about this, please take a look at my previous … Continue reading

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‘Talking Xerte’ events are crucial to the curation of a project such as Making Digital History, and I attended two of these myself on 24th and 26th June. The former enabled Xerte pioneers to show what they have achieved; the … Continue reading

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Project reports submitted to HEA and JISC

I’ve spent a few days writing and revising the final reports for the following e-learning projects which we’ve been involved in over the past year: Making Digital History, funded by the HEA/JISC Digital Literacies in the Disciplines funding programme (report here); T&L: … Continue reading

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Talking Xerte at Lincoln

A few weeks ago we heard that we’d been successful in getting some project funding from the Centre for Educational Research and Development as part of their Fund for Educational Development. The project will involve sharing our experiences of using Xerte in History with colleagues … Continue reading

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