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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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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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?


Feedback from our 3rd ‘Planning for coronavirus’ online drop-in

Our third webinar on Friday 3 April was a drop-in. We discussed three key questions that have surfaced from previous sessions. How do we enable our teaching staff to quickly and confidently move to teaching in an online environment? How do you provide a consistent online experience for learners? What synchronous and asynchronous digital activities […]

Webinars, online classes and meetings – from Yawn to Yay

Esther Barrett has written a series of blogs to help you build interactivity and engagement into your online meetings, webinars and teaching sessions.

Business Operations

Planning and prioritising IT services during an extended period of closure

Universities and colleges have experienced massive changes in the way they operate during the past few weeks as we move towards remote delivery of learning and services to students and staff. A huge amount has already been done to take us to this ‘new normal’. As new ways of working and delivering to learners are […]

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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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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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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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Problems with home Wi-Fi?

Having problems with home WiFi? Plug in ethernet instead. If you’re new to working from home and find yourself in front of a laptop using Zoom, Teams or Google Hangouts, etc, to conference with colleagues and students you might find that the quality of the calls is somewhat intermittent. Internet service providers (ISPs) are closely […]