The Employability Misconception

There is a misconception amongst our students that a degree will guarantee a job. I realised this belief is probably a huge factor that contributes to the worrying behaviours I wrote about in my last post Students: I’m worried about you. There is a belief, or misguided hope at least, that a degree will guarantee a […]

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Supporting staff to embed inclusivity and accessibility in their practice

Alistair McNaught is now talking about inclusive practice. Why is inclusivity important? Well look at the numbers 35,000 numbers identify themselves as having a specific learning difficulty. Barriers are everywhere but they can be overcome. Alistair uses a fantastic exercise to demonstrate how different people like different methods of communication. We all closed our eyes, […]

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Online learning and digital capabilities – the theory and the reality

Online learning and digital capabilities – the theory and the reality Kathryn Wenczek, IT Learning Centre Manager, University of Oxford and Silke Prodinger-Leong, Client Success Consultant, Lynda.com, a LinkedIn Company Silke Prodinger-Leong showed that there are lots of different interpretations of digital capabilities and of online learning. She shared a number of statistics which demonstrate […]

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