Pomofocus

Author: Phil McMillan – Learning Enhancement (Digital), CCL “Pomo” Italian, noun The room is filled with scent of fresh basil, Sicilian lemons and rich olive oil, a thick rossa ragu is slowly bubbling in a cracked brown ceramic pot. Scattered dots of sauce have stained a tea towel and the Read more…

Guest post – DigiLearn: Connecting ThingLink to Microsoft Teams for synchronous content options in online simulation

Connecting ThingLink to Microsoft Teams for synchronous content options in online simulation Authors: Sam Pywell – Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, University of Central Lancashire Dr Abhi Jones – Phase 2 Evidence Informed Practice of Medicine Theme Lead and Clinical Lead for Interprofessional Education, University of Central Lancashire Thanks to colleagues Read more…

Guest post – DigiLearn Sector: A ‘Tech and Tactile’ approach to teaching – pandemic update!

Author: Fran Brown-Cornwall – Education Department Lecturer, Staffordshire University On Wednesday 16th September 2020, I was really grateful to head to the DigiLearn Sector community and share my experiences using my ‘tech and tactile’ approach to teaching.  It was a look at how I combine playful pedagogy, digital and creative methods to merge Read more…

Guest post – DigiLearn Sector: The future of education?

Author: Ian Wilson – Senior Lecturer in Education, York St John University   The future is unknown but, as Abraham Lincoln stated – “’The Best way to predict the future is to create it’? As we look to the future from a point within the current situation where the end is hopefully in sight, I have been thinking about whether we are preparing learners for the future and whether, our roles as educators will still be needed or Read more…