Like any organisation responding to the pandemic, over the last few months we’ve been actively gathering intelligence from the sector to inform our response and planning. We’re uniquely positioned to garner insight from a wide range of sources: our account managers are in constant dialogue with members, our community events and JiscMail drive critical conversations, […]
Chris summarises the main points and comments that emerged from the first Learning and Teaching Reimagined webinar on the Changing Needs of Students.
College libraries and LRCs have put their online content and digital skills to good use during lockdown. Now they are gearing up to build on this effort, supporting students and staff as they return to campus.
Teams is primarily designed as a collaborative workspace, but if you are delivering webinars, workshops or training sessions you can use many of the functions to create live interactions. Esther Barrett shares some tools and techniques for making teaching in Teams more interactive and enaging.
As more learning providers deliver live online learning, Esther reflects on past experiences and future considerations when we are planning to invest in a platform for webinars, training and classes
As universities and colleges contend with the pressures of wanting to open up their physical estate with the need to keep staff and students safe, Chris asks what we can learn from courses that have used a mixed participation model of online and face to face engagement simultaneously.
Chris summarises the webinar held on the 27th April about preparing to come out of lockdown. Includes the recording and a downloadable spreadsheet of the discussions.
Scott asks how we can support learners at this difficult time and encourage them to reflect on the positive and negative impacts digital can have.
For students entitled to Disabled Students Allowance (DSA), or similar support, an expert needs assessment is an essential part of the process. A needs assessment is a student-centred process where recommendations for adjustments, support strategies and assistive technology are tailored to a student’s unique profile. With the impact of lockdown meaning that a face-to-face needs […]
Covid-19 has caused a sudden switch to online delivery for many. Inevitably we have focused on an immediate response to the crisis. Julia Taylor, Jisc subject specialist in inclusive practice explores what we can learn from this experience to strengthen our response longer term.