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Launch of new digital pedagogy event 

Digital Pedagogy Community Ideas room due to launch in December.  This new forum forum hosted by Jisc for practitioners, digital leaders and mentors to share, collaborate and support each other in developing digital pedagogical practice.  

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Does the “metaverse” for education have legs?

The “metaverse” is making headlines, thanks to Mark Zuckerberg and others. Chris takes a first look at the discussions that are starting to surface about this vision for future technologies and how they might impact education.

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Good practice

DIY learning and development

If you are searching for DIY learning and development resources to develop your digital skills, this list will help.

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Events Reflections

Digital and the changing role of front-line library staff

Subject Specialists Lis Parcell and Scott Hibberson presented two workshops for the M25 consortium. Both workshops explored how digital has affected front-line library staff, from the perspective of front-line staff themselves and their managers. The M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries is a collaborative organisation. They work to improve library and information services within the M25 […]

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Reflections

Pianobook: a different form of digital storytelling?

What does digital storytelling look like these days? Chris assesses the Pianobook community site as a possible unexpected example of digital storytelling in action.

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Good practice

Digital wellbeing taster course goes live!

News of Jisc’s digital wellbeing taster online course. This is a free taster course designed to help staff consider what types of actions they can take to support learner wellbeing.

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Good practice Wales digital resources

Effective design and use of digital learning resources – collected project materials

Between March and June 2021, Zac Gribble and I ran a series of online sessions on the effective design and use of digital learning resources. This post brings together in one place all the project materials – webinar recordings, links collections and other guidance – developed as part of the project. This work was carried […]

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Good practice

Top 10 Tips for using MS Teams as a VLE

Many learning providers are using MS Teams for both live and asynchronous delivery. We asked Microsoft for their top tips when using Teams as a virtual learning environment. Here’s what they said…

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Events Good practice Wales digital resources

Wherever next? Virtual worlds as digital learning resources – and a look ahead

Resources from an online session where we found out how staff and students at Cardiff and Vale College have explored using Second Life in subjects ranging from science to travel and tourism.

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Events Good practice Wales digital resources

The art of the possible

Resources from an online session for the post-16 sector in Wales on using audio and video in the creation of digital learning resources.