Val’s roving reports – Capturing hearts and minds: engaging baby boomers

Author:  Val Lawrenson, SFHEA Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching valawreson@uclan.ac.uk   As a person of a certain age I believe I’ve earned the right to say, “I know where you’re coming from”, “I get it”, “me too”.  The last 3 decades has seen extraordinary developments in technology. Party line phones have been replaced with watches that have the capacity to monitor activity levels Read more…

Guest post – DigiLearn: UCLan Midwifery – preparing our students for the modern workplace

Author: Neesha Ridley – Senior Lecturer (School of Community Health and Midwifery) The Royal College of Nursing (2018) recognise the change in the role of the nurse and midwife over recent years. Within health care, data and technology has become central to the work of nurses and midwives, where most students and staff already document Read more…

Guest post – DigiLearn: Floating heads: Video-calling Occupational Therapists in practice from UCLAN

Author: Samantha Pywell – Practice Learning Support Tutor (Faculty of Health and Wellbeing) As a community Occupational Therapist in the NHS, both myself and colleagues would have loved a way to connect more with local universities to contribute knowledge and skills.  At the time, I was doing a part time MSc whilst working and loved Read more…