Textbooks are changing – the way we buy them needs to change too

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For Kortext’s James Gray and Tim O’Shea, changes to the way we use textbooks mean we need to think more about the way we buy them.  The higher education sector stands at a point of inflexion.  A full on-campus experience is currently not possible, and fully online models cater for certain niches well but have not yet

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Let students have a say in their learning

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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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Blended Learning: How to study during a global pandemic

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Nervous about starting university in a global pandemic? We’ve all had to adapt to the current situation but here are some tips on how to make the most out of your time with the majority of learning having shifted to online. 1. Organisation “Whether you like to make handwritten notes or type them up, be

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Tips on staying sane while studying at home during a global pandemic

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Our day-to-day lives have all been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Students globally are now adapting to home studying having had their lectures moved online. Staying sane in the midst of everything going on in the world right now, whilst getting used to studying from home, can seriously affect mental wellbeing and it’s very easy

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