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Raising the quality of teaching and learning for disabled students

Using tech to provide ways to make teaching and learning more accessible has won De Montfort University admiring words from government. Abigail Moriarty explains how DMU Replay works and why it doesn't only aid students with disabilities.
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UUK report: what do students want from their university?

To help inform the development of the OfS at this critical stage, Universities UK has carried out research with students to understand what they want, and most value, from their relationship with their university. This report sets out recommendations for how universities and the OfS can work together to address students' priorities in the new landscape.

Developing employable students in a digital age

What does an 'employable student' look like in a digital age? And how can universities use technology to help support the development of student employability? Sarah Davies of Jisc has some answers to both questions.
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Student empowerment pays off for UCL’s ChangeMakers

Encouraging staff and students to suggest improvements in their learning environment has seen UCL's student satisfaction scores improve. Jenny Marie describes how fostering a culture of student partnership makes for a powerful recipe to enhance education.
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Social media: “Teaching in HE needs all the innovation it can get”

By encouraging his students to have course discussions on Twitter, Lee Dunn from the University of Glasgow started integrating new technology into his teaching. He shares why he did it and reflects on how that's worked out.
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How degree apprenticeships can fill regional skills gaps

The government's target of three million apprenticeships before 2020 presents an opportunity for businesses to develop their workforces to deliver creativity, innovation and growth. Sarah Tudor of Staffordshire University explains why it is using apprenticeships to bridge the region's skills gaps.

Case studies

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Wifi connectivity – University of Nottingham – case study – April 2015

The University of Nottingham now has a campus-wide wifi network provided by BT, where students use their own devices to help them study, promoting new ways of working and collaboration (case study originally appeared on Sustainability Exchange).