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: Microsoft Educator Community: 21st Century Learning Design

Author: Adrian Ibbetson – Head of School (School of Sport and Wellbeing)  My name is Adrian Ibbetson and I am Head of School of Sport and Wellbeing.  I am a member of the Microsoft Educator Community and have recently achieved Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert status.  I am a UCLan DigiLearn Practitioner, which is a University scheme that is being piloted Read more…