Wellbeing, workload and whizzy ways to improve both

Goodness knows mental health and wellbeing is an issue which is underfunded and under resourced so it was a real pleasure to be asked to […]

on a scholarly approach to teaching enhancement

I’ve meant from the start to write a post about the blog title. Why Digital Academic? Why not Digital Shifts or TEL Tells or.so on… […]

LMS for Employee Skills Management: Using CPD and Compliance Effectively (eBook)

“Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their […]

Reading: Lurkers as invisible learners

I’ve always been annoyed at being called a ‘lurker’, it’s a term that has a different meaning for me when talking about the engagement, or […]

#lthechat to hybridity, a journey of 800 words

This week’s #lthechat (no 87- what will 100 be?) was about CPD or, to be more precise,  Professional Development Challenges in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and led […]

50 popular hashtags to help develop your professional learning

What is a hashtag? Hashtags for the uninitiated are those words you see sometimes with the # symbol in front of them. Many of my […]

Moodle: Training, Development and Resources 17-18

There are many useful resources available to help you with the creation of your Moodle VLE courses. Below are links to some that you may […]

Learn with Lynda: Learning Paths

As we head into the summer we’ll be taking a bit of a break from our monthly ‘Learn with Lynda’ feature, so we thought we’d […]

Jisc Digital Capability – Community of Practice launch

by Dewi Parry Matt Smith and I ventured up to Aston University, Birmingham on the 9th May to take part in the new Digital Capability […]

Metaphors for teaching materials

What are coursebooks to you? This question prompted plenty of discussion on our materials development course. We were given various metaphors to choose from – […]

What is an EdCamp?

Edcamps are organic, participant-driven professional learning experiences for educators across the country and worldwide! I recently attended one in Bangkok.  It was an excellent experience […]

Let’s…

Stumbled onto a video of Gardener Campbell talking about educating the whole person.  Sidetracked through the serendipity which characterises the internet. Start at A and […]

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