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What problems does the metaverse solve?

Chris summarises why thinking about emerging technologies like the metaverse help us focus on the core principle of solving problems, not trying to fit solutions into our own contexts, taking a phrase by Jon Hofgartner as a helpful mantra.

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Exploring virtual escape rooms

Scott provides feedback on Jisc’s Exploring Virtual Escape Rooms in Education event. The benefits and challenges of using virtual escape rooms are discussed, as well as the platforms commonly being used by the sector.

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The journey towards digital wellbeing (#ConnectMore2022)

Scott reflects on Jisc’s recent Connect More conference and how infographics can be used to start meaningful conversations around wellbeing.

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How good is your college HE library?

Lis Parcell offers considerations for colleges developing their higher education provision.

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Developing staff and learner wellbeing at #Digifest2022

World events have continued to push wellbeing up the agenda for all UK universities and colleges. Scott and Edward from Jisc discuss how strategies to improve staff and learner wellbeing are shared at Jisc’s #Digifest2022 conference.

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Digital capabilities on the front line

Subject specialist Lis Parcell reflects on a workshop looking at digital capabilities for frontline supervisors and managers in university libraries

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Keep your strategy on track during uncertainty  

Subject Specialist Allen Crawford Thomas shares three key steps you can take to keep your digital strategy operational.

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Does GDPR prevent me sharing with other staff the fact that someone has tested positive?

Jisc’s subject specialist in strategy and Law, John Kelly outlines the importance of treating information about staff member’s health as the law requires.

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Creating Sustainable Digital Resources

This blog post looks at how we can promote sustainability when developing digital resources for learners, as well as things to consider when searching for Open Educational Resources.

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Helping teams to support learning in times of disruption

Lis Parcell and Chris Thomson highlight some potential challenges for college teams dealing with heightened Covid absences, with a reminder of some strategies and resources that could help keep support services going