Not what I usually write about here, but when I'm marking or something else that requires deep thought like qualitative analysis of research results... I listen to music, in part to block out office noise. I found this guy at the start of this year: http://soundcloud.com/rogueuk and discovered dubstep. Dubstep won't be everyone's cup of tea, and there are lots of varieties - but I like RogueUK' interpretation of it.
"Handwriting Text E-Learning Loading. Concept meaning Forecasting the future event" by focusonmore.com is licensed under CC BY 2.0 This year we have a unique opportunity to capitalise on what was 2020 and all the impacts it had on learning and teaching. Staff ICT literacy levels and confidence increased because they had to use digital tools for teaching, there was no choice. This situation was complicated, academics of all levels of ICT literacy had to adapt. Some staff had zero experience with digital tools and were using online tools for the first time, while others are always pushing boundaries and looking for alternative tools available from central support areas. As with staff, some students have very low ICT literacy, while others blaze ahead of the curve, using the tools like pros and needing much instruction. They just work it out. Shifting this cohort of students and staff to fully online was a massive undertaking and a huge shock for everyone. Going into 2020