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Approaches to Literature

You’ve seen a couple of examples here on the blog, but our new Approaches section is now online and fully functional! The approaches are series of themes inteded to inspire student, teachers, and others to examine literature from different angles. Each … Continue reading

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Moving House

As well as this blog, you’ve hopefully seen some of the lectures we’ve recorded on the other sites we’ve been linking too. Well we’ve started a process of bringing this content together into one really big site – where there … Continue reading

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Engage Event: Building Collections 2

We’re coming to the end of our Engage Event. It’s been a great couple of days. To finish off the day, we’re talking about building online collections. Below are some salient points from our discussions. Which writers do we want? … Continue reading

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Releasing and reusing Creative Commons material

In this post I’m going to briefly cover some of the basics of Creative Commons (CC) licensing and some of the pitfalls to avoid when doing it. I work in Oxford University Computing Services, in a number of little projects … Continue reading

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Engage workshop 19th-20th April 2012

Register your interest now http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TKCDC8K We invite you to register your interest to participate in a free 2-day interactive workshop run by the Great Writers Inspire project. Our ‘Engage’ workshop for teachers (HE, FE, 6th form) and learners will take … Continue reading

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Watch, listen and learn

The audio and video recordings which were captured at our Be inspired event are now live http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/great-writers-inspire. These inspirational short talks by Oxford academics form the basis of content collections for the Great Writers Inspire website, but we didn’t want … Continue reading

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Be Inspired!

On the afternoon of December 14th the academic supporters of the Great Writers Inspire project will gather in the Faculty of English to take part in the first of three planned events for the project. At the Be Inspired! event, … Continue reading

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