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Webcams – on or off?

Scott shares his reflections on a recent debate from a Jisc webinar about whether cameras should be on or off in live sessions.

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Add digital storytelling to your online learning toolkit

Chris looks at the fundamentals of digital storytelling and how it can play a part in effective online learning and assessment.

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Good practice Reimagining teaching and learning

Ghosts in the machine: rediscovering stories in a world of data

In a world of ubiquitous data and increasing analytical power, we mustn’t forget the power of stories and narrative in making sense of the world. Chris explores what the impact of this on understanding the student experience and the lessons for leaders.

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Building Bonds with New Learners

Many providers will be welcoming new learners in September. Esther explores some ideas for helping tutors and learners to bond with each other and their peers online.

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Good practice Reimagining teaching and learning

Active Learning in the Digital World

Active learning is the opposite of passive listening. Esther explores some key teaching methods and a range of digital tools and techniques to help.

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Live online classrooms – from Yawn to Yay

Esther Barrett shares her favourite tools and techniques for making your live onlive teaching session interactive, engaging and accessible for your learners.

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Webinars – from Yawn to Yay

Esther Barrett shares her favourite tools and techniques for making your webinar interactive, engaging and accessible for your audience.

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Bins and recycling – digital skills are essential

Esther talks to Jamie and Vinnie who are loaders for RCT Waste Services. Digital Skills are becoming more important in their jobs as they collect more data on their rounds.

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Digital Diamonds

Esther Barrett tells us about a new community of practice for Essential Skills Wales Digital Literacy practitioners and managers in Wales.

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Crafted Teaching, Splendid Learning

Esther reflects on the nature of teaching as a craft and why we must thread digital skills through the objects and activities that we create.