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Student Experience and Wellbeing Teaching and Learning

Pausing to reflect on digital wellbeing

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.

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Accessibility and assistive technology Remote Working Student Experience and Wellbeing

Taking needs assessments online

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 […]

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Remote Working Teaching and Learning

Tooling Up to Teach Online

Zac raises some points to consider when thinking about bringing learning tools into online teaching. What questions should educators ask when choosing tools?

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Learning and Teaching Reimagined Student Experience and Wellbeing Teaching and Learning

Strengthening our response

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.

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Business Operations Remote Working Student Experience and Wellbeing Teaching and Learning

After the emergency: what happens after lockdown ends?

Chris starts to think about what happens once this current lockdown is over. How can we make sure people can recover, that lessons are learned and planning for the future can begin?

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Accessibility and assistive technology Learning and Teaching Reimagined

Keeping accessibility in mind

We’re mindful that the necessary increase in online learning delivery is happening in the context of new web accessibility regulations. These regulations mean it is a legal requirement for colleges and universities to ensure that new online content meets certain standards. These standards ensure disabled students can access important information and course materials on your […]

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Business Operations Remote Working Teaching and Learning

How are you supporting your teaching staff?

Scott unpicks the data from a recent poll carried out at Jisc’s second online briefing planning for the Coronavirus. Top tips from the sector include areas such as upskilling staff, providing a consistent online experience for learners and remote working.

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Accessibility and assistive technology Student Experience and Wellbeing Teaching and Learning

Assistive Technology For All

Rohan Slaughter points to a range of useful assistive technology resources that are likely to be suitable for students with a range of support needs.

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Student Experience and Wellbeing Teaching and Learning

Some points from our 2nd ‘Planning for coronavirus’ online briefing

Monday 23rd March saw the second online briefing on preparing for Coronavirus.  Based on feedback, comments and answers to the questions we asked in the first briefing, we have tailored the topics to try and answer the most common points. How does an organisation take steps to ensure that they are moving in the right […]

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Teaching and Learning Uncategorised

Tales of a reluctant online educator

It’s easy for those of us who are more experienced at online delivery to forget how daunting it can be to do it for the first time. I’ve been delivering online courses now for 10 years, but I remember how I felt when I was first told that I had to deliver an established face-to-face […]