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By Amber Lovell

Bridging the gap between collaboration and remote learning 

November 17, 2021

For today’s graduates, competition for jobs can be tough. According to GOV.uk, the graduate employment rate in 2020 was down compared with 2019, so students need to be on top of their game to achieve those highly sought-after positions.  This month, AdvanceHE published the results of its 2021 UK Engagement Survey and it made for interesting reading. The survey recorded a “more than

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By Amber Lovell

How to Boost your Grades with Blended Learning in 6 steps!

November 17, 2021

by Dr Dominique Thompson One of the biggest challenges for students last year (in a year with many contenders) was learning almost solely online. There is now a sense of relief as face-to-face teaching returns for many, but it is likely that most students will be offered a mixed (‘blended’) approach to studying.

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A conversation with... Regina Everitt
By Amber Lovell

A conversation with… Regina Everitt

November 9, 2021

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Regina Everitt, Assistant Chief Operating Officer for Service Excellence and the Director of Library, Archives and Learning Services at University of East London (UEL) about the role of digital learning resources in the future of higher education, and how she feels the sector needs to change.

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By Ellie Parker

7 lessons Squid Game teaches us about learning!

November 7, 2021

Caution! This blog contains spoilers for Squid Game season 1 – the number 1 Netflix show that’s kept many of us glued to the TV. But, aside from teaching us it’s a bad idea to play games with strangers at the train station, what else does Squid Game teach us about learning?  

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By Amber Lovell

What do we really know about how students use learning resources?

November 2, 2021

In the aftermath of the emergency online delivery that has characterised much of the Covid-19 pandemic, universities are asking serious questions about learning resources. The problem that everyone from the library to the strategy office is facing is that the data on how students feel about the shift to online resources, and the quality and

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By Amber Lovell

Can eTextbooks save the environment?

October 25, 2021

It comes as no secret nor surprise that we’re in the midst of an environmental and ecological crisis. Our air is more polluted than it should be, babies are being born full of microplastics and we are having incredible trouble dealing with our waste.

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