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Digital Technologies in Teaching and Learning

Published on October 24, 2013
...tion.” Part of this indecision is due to confusion between Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and more traditional forms of online learning. But there are important differences between the two. For a start, MOOCs have so far been operating from a separate platform with ‘star’ lecturers used to entice participants (David Attenborough is a voice on one of the FutureLearn MOOCs, for example). This compares to more traditional online learning w... Read more »

Digital teaching and learning has a future – but we must get the balance right

Published on October 22, 2020
...urses than expected. What does University Alliance want to see from government? Engaging online learning requires investment and resource, and to ensure no students fall through the gap, we need central government support. Government should guarantee universal free access to the internet for all, as well as access to affordable laptops to ensure no student falls through the digital inclusion gap. Government and Professional, Statutory and Regulato... Read more »

Universities and cities: Building stronger communities

Published on November 2, 2017 rebalance the economy – responding to a concern that the UK was too dependent on the financial services sector and that wealth and power was overly concentrated in the south east of England, around London. Successive governments have sought to achieve this through two parallel approaches: industrial strategies intended to create the right conditions for a range of sectors to flourish; and the negotiation of ‘growth deals’ through which power a... Read more »

Mind the gap report – Aston University case study

Published on October 13, 2015
...Future plans and developments Aston and Capgemini plan to continue the current enrolment level. The model works well for practical subjects such as software engineering. Aston’s online approach is particularly relevant to the IT industry where staff are often required to work in many different locations on client projects. Aston is currently rolling out the model to other companies as IT skills gaps and the move towards ‘big data&#8217... Read more »

2020 reviewed by our networks

Published on December 17, 2020
...ted in their local communities and regions, and these relationships have been central to the pandemic response. “Throughout the pandemic UA institutions have risen to the challenge and undertaken a phenomenal amount of work to support their local communities” Dionne Lee, Policy and Projects Manager Teesside University. This has included the delivery of volunteering initiatives by staff and students to support vulnerable groups, such as the donatio... Read more »

The hidden value of our university research base

Published on April 20, 2015 the huge economic contribution universities are making through their research base. Last year universities accessed £8.4 billion of government money to leverage around £20.5 billion research funding from other sources, but this is just the start. With that research, universities in the UK are working with businesses to drive innovation and create value through the creation of new drugs and materials and superconductors as well as many other pr... Read more »

Raising pupils’ achievements in India by bringing teachers back into the classroom

Published on June 1, 2017
...earning needs of their pupils. Complementing the OER is a MOOC – massive open online course – designed to guide teacher educators on use of the OER with teachers. This has been run in both English and Hindi on the EdX platform, enrolling a total of over 40,000 educators. The MOOC had been the unexpected ‘hit’ of the project so far, capturing people’s attention and generating considerable enthusiasm for online learning. Around 50% of the cohort com... Read more »

Design: a long view

Published on November 22, 2012
...find etymological traces of the word design in the Latin term Disegno, conveniently suggesting as it does, both the practice and the product of drawing. However, the slightly less considered origin for the meaning of the word describes intention. One of the most common contexts in which someone in the first half of the nineteenth-century might come across the word design was when reading about the designs that eligible young men might have for eli... Read more »

The sector’s long-term health has to be at the forefront of our thinking

Published on September 11, 2012
...ance team. The Alliance will continue to take a sensible, challenging, evidence-based and helpful approach – suggesting credible alternatives that recognise the financial context that higher education and the public sector as a whole are working within. “The transformational power of universities – for individuals, societies and the environment, is far too important to put at risk and cannot be considered merely in the short term.” But... Read more »