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.
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 […]
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.
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?
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.
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 […]
This Monday Jisc held the first of a series of online briefings to help members with the challenges ahead. A full recording of the first briefing is available on our website, but for convenience’s sake we have included short videos of two of the key themes below.
There are no rights or wrongs to how to study at home. And the chances are that every person you ask would come up with a different set of answers. And that’s the point. It’s about finding out what works best for you – not what other people think or say you should be doing. […]