Newcastle University won first prize for best ‘student experience’ at last night’s Guardian University Awards. The university was recognised for its mental health project, which provides students with anxiety or depression with quick-to-access treatment as an alternative to NHS care.
Using immersive technology, student nurses can perfect their stitches and criminals see the consequences of their actions. In this post, I explore today’s practical applications of virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) to see how it may benefit education.
As digital technology transforms our world, computer scientists must consider the ethical impact of their work. In her powerful Digifest workshop, Miranda Mowbray illustrated why this is so important. Here, she shows how universities can keep up with the pace of change.
From research in volcanic regions of Iceland to education in remote corners of the English Peak District, networking can be challenging. This developing area of work for Jisc is being explored and discussed at Networkshop47, 9-11 April 2019.
With Jisc’s learning analytics service going live last summer, we caught up with some of the people who are part of the community of practice shaping the service, to find out how implementation is going and what learning analytics is adding to their university.