As part of learning and teaching reimagined (LTR) we got together a group of HE senior leaders and colleagues with specific responsibility for managing their institution’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic to discuss how to plan for a safe return to campus. As well as using these conversations to inform subsequent LTR activity, we’ve also […]
Chris gives some top suggestions for education leaders to create the right environment for groups of online learners to flourish. He looks at supporting skills, providing safe spaces and thinking about how to measure engagement.
Matt Beveridge, estates innovation manager at the University of Birmingham, shares his vision for the future of higher education as part of learning and teaching reimagined. Where we are now Universities are by their very nature complex. First and foremost, they are educational institutions, where undergraduate and postgraduate students learn and where faculty teach and […]
Lis Parcell looks at some ways learning and teaching staff can join forces with the library to enable the best possible student learning experience in the coming months.
Aligning physical and virtual resources to students’ requirements What is the issue? Traditionally courses have been designed around either on-campus delivery, distance learning, or a serial blend of the two. In some cases, for a given subject, it has been possible for students to select from these attendance modes. Different attendance modes would, however, often […]
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 engaging.
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