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December 10, 2020 • 1 minute read
By: Saskia Watts

As 2020 comes to an end, we want to recognize your continued hard work and adaptability in responding to the dramatic changes in education.

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Exciting News about VitalSource’s Future

June, 1, 2021 . 1 minute read

Today, 1st June, VitalSource has officially been acquired by Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled...

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Saying goodbye to 2020: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

December, 10, 2020 . 1 minute read

As 2020 comes to an end, we want to recognise your continued hard work and adaptability in responding to the dramatic changes in education.

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The dos and don'ts of giving feedback: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

December, 3, 2020 . 2 minute read

Meaningful feedback is key to learning, but can be difficult to deliver in a remote environment, with research showing that the type of feedback, and the way it is given, have...

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3 social media tricks to improve student engagement: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

November, 26, 2020 . 4 minute read

It can be challenging to keep your students’ attention now the bulk of their learning is online, but looking to social media techniques can provide inspiration.

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Change one thing – set an activity in your online lecture: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

November, 19, 2020 . 3 minute read

Find out how to boost engagement levels and motivate your students by incorporating activities into your next live lecture.

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Student engagement and learning outcomes online: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

November, 12, 2020 . 1 minute read

How does eTextbook use impact on grade outcomes? Our research, carried out with Kaplan Open Learning (KOL) and Shift Learning, examines the relationship and provides actionable...

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Change one thing – how to enhance your video lectures: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

November, 5, 2020 . 2 minute read

Getting to grips with what may be a new way of teaching for you, can be overwhelming. When planning your video lectures, live or pre-recorded, it can be helpful to try one new...

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Asynchronous learning – engaging your students anytime, anywhere: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

October, 29, 2020 . 3 minute read

It's tough to keep students motivated and engaged when they can't get together. So its not surprising that asynchronous activities, which have been the mainstay of online-only...

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Change one thing – navigating within your eTextbook: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

October, 22, 2020 . 4 minute read

Using new tech can be stressful, whether it's getting used to a new mobile phone or incorporating online tools into your teaching. One key tip is to be prepared by getting...

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Getting your students started: Teach Online Toolkit 'Refresher'

October, 15, 2020 . 2 minute read

Whilst the period of emergency online teaching is over, the reality of the new normal is still sinking in for a lot of people – from lecturers and librarians, to parents and...

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Perspectives: David Dixon on the potential of digital disruption

October, 8, 2020 . 5 minute read

This is clearly a significant moment. Looking back in time to the social changes after the plague or the industrial revolution, something akin to that is happening with remote...

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Perspectives: Imperial College's Dr Sarah Grant on scalable and sustainable strategies for Higher Education

October, 1, 2020 . 5 minute read

I’m Dr Sarah Grant and I’m the Associate Director and Head of Operations for Imperial College Business School’s Edtech Lab. I am privileged to oversee an EdTech team within a...

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