Building Community and Presence in Digital Learning Environments

The restrictions we’re facing because of the health crisis has resulted in educators changing their practice. Many people are exploring digital tools and learning environments and re-thinking their teaching approaches as they get more of an understanding of the possibilities of teaching and learning in digital spaces. This short document …

Ideas and Support for Live Co-Curricular Sessions

Ideas and support for live co-curricular sessions Updated 21st October 2020 Jon Turner, Cathy Bovill, Velda McCune and Donna Murray (Institute for Academic Development, IAD) Three weeks into the semester many staff and students are reflecting on their early experiences of hybrid teaching.  While it is too early to draw …

Hybrid Teaching: Guiding Principles and Core Values

These guiding principles and core values for hybrid teaching have been developed to try to find a common thread in hybrid teaching models, and to show that it is not so different to our usual teaching values. This helps to ensure the continuity of our professional practice in teaching. This resource was developed from a …

Digital and Online Teaching – Support to Get Started

As we look ahead to the remainder of semester 1 and semester 2 it is clear that we will need to continue to do a lot of teaching digitally and online.  Large and growing numbers of colleagues are involved and getting ready to be involved in teaching online, some for …

IAD Support for Hybrid Teaching

This page provides an overview of the support available from the IAD for hybrid teaching. The information provided here will complement wider support for teaching continuity, details available from the Teaching Continuity webpages. https://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/learning-teaching/support-hybrid-teaching   Sep 24, 2020