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Tag: Digital Learning
The changing landscape for learning resources
Regardless of how you’re looking at education, it’s plain to see there has been an enormous shift in the last 18 months. This shift hasn’t been a bad thing – the academic sector has been catapulted into the future by the pandemic, but not everyone can keep up… nor do they want to. The recently
An audience with… Dr David Kellermann
Last month, we introduced ‘An Audience With…’, it’s a variety of videos and interviews based upon the future of teaching and learning. We began our series with educational pioneer and former Vice Chancellor of University of Edinburgh, Sir Tim O’Shea, and following on from him was Dr David Kellermann; digital teaching and learning advocate and senior lecturer at UNSW.
What are you doing to keep your students engaged whilst teaching online?
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
Looking back and thinking forward: the shifting world of higher education
This year has been one of monumental change. We have witnessed a pivotal turning point in teaching and learning. The shift towards online learning has opened doors to new ways of thinking and enabled us to embrace the technology at our fingertips. As we reflect on the many challenges higher education has faced this year, that
Meeting student expectations in a blended learning environment
This year has witnessed a rapid evolution in teaching and learning with a number of pre-existing digital trends in higher education being accelerated and immediately adopted. Due to the pandemic, blended and online learning has become the strategic priority for universities worldwide, but this shift away from face-to-face teaching has created challenges for libraries, academics,