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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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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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How can digital offer a helping hand to teachers?

With a recent survey from the Office for National Statistics showing a rise in people having to self-isolate as a result of Covid-19 there areĀ  clear implications for teaching and learning. Staff and student absences mean doing things differently. We are moving into our third year of teaching in hybrid and blended contexts. UK colleges […]

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Reflections from the digital pedagogy ideas room

Reflections from yesterday’s digital pedagogy ‘ideas room’ event online, which brought colleagues across FE together to share their challenges relating to digital pedagogy.

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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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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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A deep dive into digital pedagogy

Scott shares the outputs from the ‘Myth-busting digital pedagogy’ workshops delivered in collaboration with the FE sector. Details of how to get involved with Jisc’s digital pedagogy deep dive working group are also included.

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Tips for improving wellbeing

Scott shares the findings from two recent online events focusing on wellbeing issues from across the FE sector.

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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.