Digitally General: why digital is not always the answer

Making something digital does not always make it better. Why? It not the digital itself that it actually the issue. After all, experimentation and exploration with digital practices and devices can bring on board innovative change within academic learning and teaching. Fundamentally, it is the way we view and handle the digital which needs to […]

Students working on escape room activity, University of Leicester.

A Literal Escape Room: an experiential approach to study skills

Developed by Mark Van Der Enden, Tracy Dix, and Alex Patel The challenge and rationale… The problem with ‘study skills’ workshops are that, typically, they are boring, generic and students feel they have little relevance to them (Lea and Street, 2006; Rooney, 2016). In fact, it takes a GREAT deal of time, effort and expertise […]

Implementing lecture capture event 11 Sep 2017 – Implementation, training and support

As part of the ‘Implementing lecture capture – what are we learning‘ event on Monday 11 September 2017, we held discussions on the theme of Implementation, Training and Support This session included discussions on the challenges of implementing a lecture capture solution, how to effectively support lecture capture and the importance (or otherwise) of including […]

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