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: Enhancing workflow with Microsoft Planner

Author: James Wells – Head of Digital Curriculum, Middlesbrough College Over the past couple of years, Microsoft Planner has transformed working practices in my department, helping to streamline workflows and reduce unnecessary communication. For those who haven’t used Planner before, think of it as a stripped-back project management tool, focussing 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…