- This project is creating a website dedicated to the theme “Great Writers inspire – learning from the past”. On the site you will be able to find freely available content related to individual authors and literary themes. We are using this blog to let you follow the progress of the project and explore the material as it is being made available. Feel free to send us your comments and suggestions! Want to be inspired? Explore the podcasts on the Great Writers Inspire podcast page.
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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
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
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
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
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
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