In a series of 5-minute interviews, academic staff at Oxford talk about how they use technology for teaching and learning. What are the different types of teaching taking place at Oxford? How can technology play a part in enriching the experience of students? How can academics create a space for their students to explore?
Learning technologies and techniques like: 3D printing; Canvas @ Oxford and the Weblearn virtual learning environment (VLE); formative and summative assessment; collaboration; recorded lectures (lecture capture Replay); mobile apps; online resources including open educational resources (OER); plagiarism awareness (TurnItIn); the tutorial system; videos; visualisations, simulation and modelling; voting and polling.
Steve Sheard, tutorial fellow at Trinity College, and Dept of Engineering
Steve Sheard chats with Steve, talking technology for 5 minutes about tutorial, lecture, project and laboratory teaching. "We use a concept design for a gearbox of a small buggy, 3D printed. They can produce this only once they have modelled it".
Janet Smart, Reader in Operations Management, Said Business School
Janet Smart chats with Steve, talking technology for 5 minutes about using videos. 'The beauty of the video is that you see the dynamics, you see things moving - you can never capture that in prose.'