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, […]
Zac summarises the webinar held on the 2nd June about using digital tools and some considerations needed to use them safely and successfully. Includes the recording and selected comments.
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
With rapid moves towards different models of learning thanks to COVID19 restrictions, lots of people are looking closely at staff development for digital skills. Chris challenges to notion that developing digital practice is all about training. He offers a model for improving your chances of success in supporting the development of new capabilities.
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.
This post was updated 13th July 2020 to include ‘Getting ready to take needs assessment online’ video and transcript. 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 […]
Zac raises some points to consider when thinking about bringing learning tools into online teaching. What questions should educators ask when choosing tools?
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?
Esther Barrett has written a series of blogs to help you build interactivity and engagement into your online meetings, webinars and teaching sessions.