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Change one thing – set an activity in your online lecture: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

Posted by Becky Hartnup on November 19, 2020

Find out how to boost engagement levels and motivate your students by incorporating activities into your next live lecture.

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Student engagement and learning outcomes online: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

Posted by Saskia Watts on November 12, 2020

How does eTextbook use impact on grade outcomes? Our research, carried out with Kaplan Open Learning (KOL) and Shift Learning, examines the relationship and provides actionable insights.

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Perspectives: Strategic change – student led digital transformation

Posted by Becky Hartnup on August 27, 2020

Higher Education is going through a seismic change. Social, political, and economic disruption is increasing questions around the role of universities: research versus teaching, social mobility, contribution to the economy. Restrictions on international mobility have created huge logistical and financial problems for institutions increasingly depended on a global market. Campus closures made a major tactical pivot towards new technology absolutely necessary, even where there was a poor fit with an institution’s existing strategy and competencies.

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Perspectives: Aurelie Soulier's recommendations for academic leadership

Posted by Becky Hartnup on July 16, 2020

Aurelie Soulier’s work is within the UK open-source technology company, Catalyst IT. She is a product specialist, which consists of supporting clients with their learning technology, design and configurations to help them make the best possible use of Catalyst IT’s open-source educational tools. As a product specialist, she uses her 13 years of experience as a learning technologist and her knowledge of learning tools to support and train her clients.

I asked Aurelie for her recommendations for academic leaders who are expanding their use of technology in order to be able to flex their offering, and continue to deliver a high-quality student experience, regardless of the circumstances.

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Perspectives: Scott Smith on transitioning to online learning, and supporting international students

Posted by Becky Hartnup on July 09, 2020

Welcome back to our Perspectives series.

Higher Education is changing fast, moving beyond emergency online teaching to provide a robust and satisfying student experience. As your institution plans to manage the challenges of this uncertain environment, stay aware of how others are responding. Each week we’ll share insights and discussion including student views, research, and interviews with academic leaders. Sign up for the series using the form to the right.

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