THE Awards 2021
By Amber Lovell

Kortext to sponsor THE’s award for Outstanding Library Team

March 23, 2021

The Times Higher Education Awards are fondly known as the Oscars of the higher education sector, each attracting hundreds of entries that exemplify the talent, dedication, and innovation of individuals and teams across all aspects of university life. This year, Kortext wanted in on the action!  Kortext is proud to announce that we have partnered with Times Higher

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By Marketing Team

Can libraries sustain a role in providing learning resources at scale?

March 19, 2021

Libraries are now a primary source of learning resources for students at all levels of higher education. David Kernohan finds that the implications extend far beyond the library walls. During the last year, libraries have become the primary source of learning content for undergraduate students. Libraries, in turn, have needed to adapt what they offer

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By Amber Lovell

Let students have a say in their learning

March 11, 2021

A Jisc survey of more than 21,000 higher education students has found that just 36 per cent agreed that they were given a chance to be involved in decisions about online learning – A decision that would undeniably have a positive impact on the trajectory of their learning.  Another element that was lacking luster in the survey was that of collaborative working.

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Happy Woman
By Amber Lovell

Alexa, play ‘Independent Women’!

March 8, 2021

March 8th marks International Women’s Day. This year, the theme is #ChooseToChallenge, and we could not let this slide without celebrating some of the amazing women who challenged norms to achieve.  A bone of contention is, they shouldn’t have had to challenge these things in the first place, but because of their strife, they have

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By Amber Lovell

What are you doing to keep your students engaged whilst teaching online?

February 16, 2021

It’s almost a year since the rapid response to the pandemic shifted all education to online learning, and there’s one topic that’s still being hotly debated, and that’s the controversial question of…  “Cameras on or off?”  There are arguments on either side from both educators and students, but what difference does it actually make? Quite

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