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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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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By Amber Lovell

How to prepare for a paper shortage AND baby boom!

October 21, 2021

Around the world, the pandemic threw a lot of things off kilter.   Many workers were relegated to their dining tables, the entire education system shifted online and the latest James Bond film was delayed by over a year.   However, those were just some of the immediate reactions to the pandemic.   Over 18 months after the pandemonium began, the effects are

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By Amber Lovell

An audience with… Emily McIntosh

October 18, 2021

In August, we launched ‘An Audience With…’, which is a range of interviews based upon the future of teaching and learning.  In our latest An Audience With… we sat down with Middlesex University’s Director of Learning, Teaching and Student Experience, Emily McIntosh.  In our discussion, Emily touched upon inclusive curriculums, use of analytics to understand how students engage with digital content and

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