Hybrid classrooms in HE: Re-conceptualising the concept of attendance.

Authors: Sam Pywell – Digital Development Coach, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, and Principal Lecturer: Social Prescribing Unit Coordinator at the University of Central Lancashire Andrew Sprake – Digital Development Coach, and Lecturer in Sport and Physical Education at the University of Central Lancashire Potential exists to learn, attend and engage Read more…

The reasonable adjustment/request of dialing in to education: Being an anti-ableist educator in face-to-face classrooms

Author: Sam Pywell – Digital Development Coach, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, and Principal Lecturer: Social Prescribing Unit Coordinator at the University of Central Lancashire Adult learners are experts in understanding how their life situation, challenges and disabilities impact their learning. So, when an adult learner requests to ‘dial in’ to Read more…

Guest post – DigiLearn Sector: A picture is worth a thousand words… and a video is worth a million pictures (Ankala Subbarao)

Author: Beverley McCormick – Advisor, ClickView  During the last two years, the consumption of video as a valid means for supporting learning has skyrocketed.  As the nation downloaded video on a scale never seen before, the quest to seek out and use higher quality digital media content also grew.  Many teachers demonstrated their digital prowess by Read more…

Suffering from lecture lethargy? Break free and create an escape room

Authors: By Emma Gillaspy @egillaspy, Abhi Jones @AbhilashaJones, Gemma Spencer @gemmawhite84 and Julia Robinson @JuliaRobbo73 (UCLan) What? Did you know that escape rooms are a growing phenomenon? They usually involve a group of people locked in a physical or virtual room, often based around a chosen theme. The overall aim is to escape from the room, but to achieve this they must work Read more…

Guest post – DigiLearn Sector: Scaling up learning and teaching – a migration to online teaching delivery

Author: Dee Vyas – Technology Enhanced Learning Adviser, Manchester Metropolitan University The UK Higher Education sector has been through a period of intense transformation at a rapid pace in response to the necessary changes prompted by the pandemic (Jisc, 2020). The approach for many universities was similar to the scene Read more…