Reflections Reimagining teaching and learning

What role will immersive technology and artificial intelligence play in the future of work?

The way we work is always evolving. Recent advancements in immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality and artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT are set to transform the way we work. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at how such technology could change our workplace practices. We’ll also consider what skills an employee might need for the future workplace.

DIY learning and development

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

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.

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…

Wales digital resources

Adding Interactivity to your Digital Resources

A few ideas on how you can take your digital resources one step further by adding interactive elements. This article explores some of the practical applications of interactive content such as flashcards, interactive images/videos, branching scenarios and interactive case studies.

Is it a bad idea to put corporate logos on your teaching slides?

Some learning providers are using slide decks with corporate logos and busy templates. But is it appropriate to use marketing slides for teaching and learning? Esther Barrett explores some issues around using corporate slide templates in education.

Online peer observations

Many peer observations will be happening in live online classrooms in the coming months. Managers and practitioners are thinking about how to approach observations in a non-threatening way. If you want to design and run peer observations, this blog post will give you some practical ideas and considerations to get you started.

Myths and Misconceptions Reflections

Skeuomorphism: helpful design or holding us back?

Chris looks at how a recent design update to virtual meeting software, an example of skeuomorphism, might have an unintentional impact on teaching and learning practice.

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.


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.