Digital sites of memory – have we remembered them?

10 years ago this week, at London's Imperial War Museum, I stood before an audience of historians, literary estates, relatives of war poets, and colleagues to launch a new digital archive to support the study of First World War poetry. The archive contained over 7000 carefully selected and digitised poetical manuscripts and primary source material  (letters, diaries, photographs … Continue reading Digital sites of memory – have we remembered them?

Understanding University Lecturers as Learners

I have found that providing pedagogical staff development for academics raises a whole heap of challenges in terms of engagement. As part of the Enhancing Teaching Programme I am undertaking with the Oxford Learning Institute I have had the opportunity to reflect on this in relation to the digital pedagogies we hope to embed more … Continue reading Understanding University Lecturers as Learners

Breaking down the barriers, breaking down the vision…Canvas@Oxford

Our programme to bring in a new VLE for the University is more than a technology replacement programme. Canvas@Oxford is an opportunity to open up conversations around digital education and the role of the VLE.  It also provides an opportunity to break down some of the barriers that exist around using digital tools and spaces … Continue reading Breaking down the barriers, breaking down the vision…Canvas@Oxford